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Naomi Klein Books In Order

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies (2000) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fences and Windows: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Globalization Debate (2002) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Battle For Paradise: Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Naomi Klein is an author. She is also a filmmaker and a social activist. She was born on May 8, 1970, in Montreal.

Klein was raised in a passionate and close-knit family that had a long history of activism for peace. Her parents were hippies that had moved from the United States to Montreal in 1967 due to resisting the Vietnam War. Her mother made films. She was particular known for her film that was made to protest against pornography. Her father was a physician.

.Her grandparents on her father’s side were communists previous to the second world war. They started to rethink it after the 1939 Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Her grandfather did work animating for the famous Disney company, but was let go after the strike the year before. He ended up finding work elsewhere. By the time 1956 rolled around, the family had decided that communism was not for them.

She is known for her critical eye that she casts over various topics, including capitalism, corporate globalization, and the industrial war machine. Klein is recognized for having a keen eye for making connections and explaining complicated concepts to an audience (her readers).

Even though she is a popular writer and more political today than the average person, Naomi embraced consumerism on a grand scale during her teenager years and loved wearing designed labels.Her attitude changed due to self-admitted life events. Klein says that her world view change came down to being due to two events. When she was seventeen years old, she was getting ready to go off to college like most other kids her age.

But as she was preparing to go, chance took a turn for the worse. Her mother had unfortunately had an accident– a stroke. As a result, she became severely disabled and she and her father and brother took turns taking care of her during that time. The other was a mass killing of female students studying engineering in 1989.

This author did not always start out writing full books to be published! She actually started off writing for the school newspaper. She would become an editor-in-chief on it. Klein left junior year to do the real thing instead of just toiling as a student. She worked at one company and then was the editor for another. She decided that she would go back to get her degree, but it just didn’t work out. Then she left to pursue another opportunity, to be an intern in– where else– but journalism.

One book she’s known for is No Logo. The book has made her known to readers all around the world. Klein is also well known for her 2004 documentary film The Take, which focused on the occupied factories of Argentina. It was directed by Avi Lewis, her husband. She is also known for her other books that come after. Avi was born to a family that was powerful. He has been in journalism and in films. They have a son together, Toma, born in 2012.

She had another popular book with The Shock Doctrine. It has been an in depth critical analysis regarding economics and the process of shocking a country into submission and mounting an extreme military takeover. The concept of this inspired and was made into a six minute companion film as well created by Jonas and Alfonso Cuaron. It was also the subject of a documentary that was full length made by Michael Winterbottom.

She made the best seller list several times. Klein has also been the 2016 recipient of a peace prize and several other awards. In addition to being a writer, Klein also is constantly popping up on national and global lists compiled of people who are considered influential thinkers that have been put together by various organizations and magazines. This woman is also very active and cares about the environment, as she also belongs to 350.org, a climate activist group.

No Logo is an early book by Naomi Klein. Published in 1999 and reprinted since, No Logo combines personal stories and journalistic wisdom to go down the rabbit hole of all of the ways that corporate marketing operates. If you ever wanted to find out the practices and effects of this type of marketing, then you’re about to get it first-hand from political author Naomi Klein.

Written before the WTO Seattle protests, this pioneering work by Klein takes the reader on a ride of cultural criticism that takes on everything from money to marketing to the anti-corporate movement. Today global corporations are taking on consumers through their hearts and wallets, as well as using them to be walking billboards of their brand.

These days, marketing has come to a whole new level and a new generation that is ready to do battle with consumerism and all of its synergy, super stores, sponsorships, ads, and more. Learn how Nike’s symbol changed from a status symbol to being associated with sweatshops. This book dives into marketing, pop culture, sociology, international affairs and more head first.

Read No Logo and check out the phenomenon that quickly became a best seller. It has been published in several countries and translated into over 20 different languages. It is the winner of France’s Le Prix Mediations as well as the National Business Book Award.

In yet another great book by Klein that takes on globalization and the debate about it, you must check out her book Fences and Windows. Published first on September 5, 2000, this book led to Klein being declared by the Times in London maybe the ‘most influential person’ to be under the ‘age of thirty five’. Now that is a high honor for anyone to receive and maybe it is a little bit true.

In this book, get a bird’s eye view of what life is like as an activist. See how the anti-globalization movement formed and learn more about the WTO protests in Seattle from 1999 to 2001. Klein brings the discussion and the debate front and center in this book. Check out this intriguing novel to find out more about the topic first hand from the author herself and get more information than you had before on this topic!

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