Book Reviews

22 Books about Disability I read in 2o22

1. Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally By: Emily Ladau

2. Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid By: Shayda Kafai

3. Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic: A Comedian’s Guide to Life on the Spectrum By: Michael McCreary

4. We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation By: Eric Garcia

5. The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma By: Bessel van der Kolk

6. Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice By: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

7. About Canada: Disability Rights By: Deborah Stienstra

8. Asperger’s Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna By: Edith Sheffer

9. Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectrum By: Jennifer Cook O’Toole

10. Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability By: Robert McRuer

11. Feminist, Queer, Crip By: Alison Kafer

12. How to Be Autistic By: Charlotte Amelia Poe

13. The #ActuallyAutistic Guide to Advocacy: Step-by-Step Advice on How to Ally and Speak Up with Autistic People and the Autism Community By: Jenna Gensic, Jennifer Brunton

14. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure By: Eli Clare

15. Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition By: Liat Ben-moshe

16. Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary, Resilient, Disabled Body By: Rebekah Taussig

17. Disability Politics and Theory By: A. J. Withers

18. Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving By: Pete Walker

19. The Power of Disability: 10 Lessons for Surviving, Thriving, and Changing the World By: Al Etmanksi

20. Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity By: Devon Price

21. The Future Is Disabled: Prophecies, Love Notes and Mourning Songs By: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

22. The Disability Experience: Working Toward Belonging By: Hannalora Leavitt