From the #1 New York Times bestselling author
of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter
of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words
can change the world.
Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them,
writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice and
confounded it, started wars and ended them. Writers can change the
way we think and transform our definitions of right and
Writing to Change the World is a beautiful paean to the
transformative power of words. Encapsulating Mary Pipher''s years
as a writer and therapist, it features rousing commentary, personal
anecdotes, memorable quotations, and stories of writers who have
helped reshape society. It is a book that will shake up readers''
beliefs, expand their minds, and possibly even inspire them to make
their own mark on the world.