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Beautiful Trouble



Original Language: English | 140 pp. | May 2013

2 Seas Represents: Dutch, French and Nordic rights.

Rights sold: France (Les Liens Qui Libèrent), Canada (Between the Lines), Brazil (Edições Ideal), Germany (Orange Press), Spain (Milrazon), Turkey (Bilgi), Spanish Latin America and USA (Paidós Mexico).


A crash course in the emerging field of carnivalesque realpolitik, both elegant and incendiary. ~ Naomi Klein

Should be required reading in every classroom. ~ Judith Molina, founder of the Living Theater

Banksy, the Yes Man, Gandhi, Starhawk: the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest is now in the hands of the next generation of change-makers, thanks to Beautiful Trouble.

Sophisticated enough for veteran activists, accessible enough for newbies, this compact pocket edition of the bestselling Beautiful Trouble is a book that’s both handy and inexpensive. Showcasing the synergies between artistic imagination and shrewd political strategy, this generously illustrated volume can be easily slipped into your pocket as you head out to the streets. This is for everyone who longs for a more beautiful, more just, more livable world – and wants to now how to get there. Includes a new introduction by the editors.

Contributors include:

Celia Alario – Andy Bichlbaum – Nadine Bloch – L. M. Bogad – Mike Bonnano – Andrew Boyd – Kevin Buckland – Doyle Canning – Samantha Corbin – Stephen Duncombe – Simon Enoch – Janice Fine – Lisa Fithian – Arun Gupta – Sarah Jaffe – John Jordan – Stephen Lerner – Zack Malitz – Nancy L. Mancias – Dave Oswald Mitchell – Tracy Mitchell – Mark Read – Patrick Reinsborough – Joshua Kahn Russel – Nathan Schneider – John Sellers – Matthew Skomarovsky – Jonathan Matthew Smucker – Starhawk – Eric Stoner – Harsha Walia


Beautiful Trouble FRENCH

France (Les Liens Que Liberent)