X Is For…

This companion record to the NYT bestselling book Rad American Women A-Z: Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped History and Our Future, by Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl, was created just for Independent Bookstore Day.

Side A features X is For…, an original alphabet song by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, performed by Bouquet, featuring Glasser, Daniela Sea and more.

Side B is a lively and poetic reading of the X chapter from the book featuring the voices of ANGELA DAVIS, REBECCA SOLNIT, CHARLENE YI, ALICE BAG, AMINATOU SOW & ANN FRIEDMAN of Call Your Girlfriend Podcast/Empire, and many more rad women!

The 7” vinyl record includes a poster with lyrics and chords, and free digital download instructions.

Events taking place on Independent Bookstore Day, April 30th, 2016:

Los Angeles, CA
Skylight Books: 2pm

Essence Harden, Jen Wang, and Charlyne Yi read from the book Rad American Women A-Z: Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped History and Our Future, followed by a live performance of “X is For…” by Bouquet & special guests. Skylight Books will be unveiling a special, exclusive t-shirt collaboration between Otherwild and Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs inspired by the book.

 

Appearances by Kate and Miriam:


Alameda, CA
Books Inc.: 11am


Berkeley, CA
Pegasus Books: 11am


San Francisco, CA

Green Apple Books: 2pm

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