13 books that changed history: Open veins of Latin America

We are aware that this context of seclusion in which we find ourselves may be a good time to make a leisurely reading not only of some good pages, but also of our history as a civilization. For this, the eighth proposal in the series 13 Books that changed history combines critical review with literary excellence, as is the norm […]

13 books that changed history: We Want Freedom

For the ecuator of this list of 13 Books that changed history, we want to recommend a text that was undoubtedly (and continues to be) an intellectual reference, but also a reliable testimony to the struggles for the liberation of the black community: We Want Freedom: A Life In The Black Panther Party, by Mumia Abu-Jamal. This is a work […]

13 books that changed history: The Wretched of the Earth

For the sixth proposal of the series 13 Books that changed history, we recovered an essential title of anticolonialism, understood in a much broader sense than mere independence: Les Damnés de la terre (in English, The Wretched of the Earth), by Frantz Fanon, proposes a concept of anticolonialism based on the necessary process of self-emancipation and identity claim of a […]

13 books that changed history: Animal Farm

For this fifth installment of the series 13 Books that changed history, we recover one of the most famous critical stories about totalitarianism and its ravages in society, Orwell’s dystopian fable Animal farm. Animal farm (written in 1975) tells the story of the animals that live in Manor Farm, who one day decide to end the tyranny to which they […]

13 books that changed history: Gender Trouble

The book that introduces this fourth installment of the series 13 books that changed history is considered one of the foundational texts of queer theory and, to a large extent, one of the theoretical foundations of the third wave of feminism, thus constituting a very important contribution to feminist studies. Gender Trouble, published in 1990, collects and explains the performative […]

13 books that changed history: No Logo

We could not make much progress in this series of 13 books that changed history without mentioning a contemporary classic that, 20 years and many editions (and translations!) after its publication, continues to be a reference text for several generations. A work that marked a turning point in our vision of the market, brands and the effects that marketing, branding and advertising […]

13 books that changed history: Silent Spring

The second proposal of our series 13 books that changed history marked a turning point in the way in which society understood its relationship with nature, awakening the interest of the first by the second, laying the foundations of environmental awareness and opening the eyes to entire generations about a problem that, today, is more present than ever. Silent Spring, […]

13 books that changed history: Women, race and class

Books can change the world. Throughout history there were many writings that marked a turning point, a before and after in the flow of human thought. Texts from the brilliant minds of authors who knew how to read between the lines of their time and not only interpret, but also explain and make understand (both the contemporary and later generations) […]

Goal achieved!

Last November we reached the target set for 13 Editora’s launching crowdfunding. The campaign #doyoumiss allowed to raise the necessary money to finance the edition of the first titles chosen to start this new adventure. Thank you very much to all the people participating in the campaign! In short, you will have more information about the next steps of 13 […]