the writer at work
Author: bell hooks
In Remembered Rapture: The Writer at Work, award-winning author and renowned academic “bell hooks reveals the heart of her writing life and the process through which she has come to be known as a ‘visionary feminist’” (Essence).
Born and raised in the rural South, bell hooks learned early the power of the written word and the importance of speaking her mind. Her passion for words is the heartbeat of this collection of essays.
Remembered Rapture celebrates literacy, the joys of reading and writing, and the lasting power of the book. With grace and insight, these essays reveal bell hooks’s wide-ranging intellectual scope, untangling the complex personae of women writers, especially those whose work goes against the grain.
“For anyone who writes, or seeks to understand the writing process, or wants to know more about the erudite and passionate mind of bell hooks, this is the book to read.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
In The News
“bell hooks reveals the heart of her writing life and the process through which she has come to be known as a 'visionary feminist.'” —Essence
“Each offering from bell hooks is a major event, as she has so much to give us.” —Maya Angelou
“hooks infuses the best of these essays with a personal tone that sheds warm light on this particular writer's life.” —Publishers Weekly