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:
Books Inc.: 11am
Pegasus Books: 11am
San Francisco, CA
Green Apple Books: 2pm