Republic of Outsiders
Republic of Outsiders is about the growing number of Americans who disrupt the status quo: outsiders who seek to redefine a wide variety of fields. They include professional and amateur filmmakers crowd-sourcing their work, transgender and autistic activists, and Occupy Wall Street’s “alternative bankers.” These people push the boundaries of who they can be and what they can do, even turning the forces of co-optation to their benefit. Republic of Outsiders is a critical examination of those for whom being rebellious, marginal, or amateur is a source of strength rather than weakness.
Reviews of Republic of Outsiders
Nov. 2013 | "Gate Crashers," The New York Times
Aug. 2013 | "3 Creative Lessons from the Amateurs, Rebels, and Dreamers of Outsider Subcultures," Fast Company
Aug. 2013 | "Brilliant" and "highbrow" quadrant of the Approval Matrix, New York Magazine
May 2013 | Starred review and Book of the Week for Publishers Weekly
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