Originally posted on Mary Quaile Club:
The Mary Quaile Club is pleased to announce its first publication, Northern ReSisters:conversations with political women, written by Bernadette Hyland, published on 1 May 2015. ISBN 978-0-9932247-0-06 £5.95
In the book Bernadette speaks to nine women from the north west who have been active in radical movements over the pasty forty years, including trade unionism, Women’s Liberation, radical bookselling, anti-racism, the peace movement, Ireland and Palestine.
Bernadette says: “In this book I ask the question; what does it mean to be an activist; how does it affect your life and how do people keep going at a time of increasing attacks on all the aspects of this society that has made it a decent place for people to live?
My conversations with these women cover many of the important issues of the post war era including; the peace movement, trade unions, women’s rights and issues around sexuality, anti-fascist…
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