You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutionaries, artists, writers, musicians, philosophers, politicians, and more - individuals who fought for justice, galvanizing us all to do the same.
Familiar figures - Thomas Paine to Bertrand Russell, Seneca to Gloria Steinem, Harvey Milk to Ai Weiwei, James Baldwin to Margaret Mead - are joined by a chorus of voices that have made their own indelible marks on the legacy of protest and progress.
'When the history of our times is written, will we be remembered as the generation that turned our backs in a moment of global crisis or will it be recorded that we did the right thing?' Nelson Mandela asked that question, and this positive and reinforcing book urges us to heed the call.
Key Selling Points - Following in the footsteps of Phaidon's bestselling It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be, Damn Good Advice, and Failed It!, this is an indispensable volume of urgent entreaties - A collection that draws on centuries of thought and offers strength and conviction when we need it most - Strong typographic treatment brings these powerful words to life and perforated pages make it easy to tear out choice quotes and tack them up for daily reinforcement - Presents fresh quotes discovered in diaries, letters, notebooks, interviews, and more - words by these change-makers that we haven't heard before - An accessible list of suggested writings gives readers the chance to deepen their engagement and further explore the words in context