Patrice's Picks

Patrice is a law school grad that has just as much passion for books and the LGBT community as she does for the courtroom. 

The New Jim Crow Cover Image
By Michelle Alexander, Cornel West (Introduction by)
$17.96
ISBN: 9781595586438
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2012

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness.


Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
$15.29
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.


Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine Cover Image
$17.06
ISBN: 9780738212289
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Published: Da Capo Press - March 3rd, 2009

The mere mention of soul food brings thoughts of greasy fare and clogged arteries. Bryant Terry offers recipes that leave out heavy salt and refined sugar, "bad" fats, and unhealthy cooking techniques, and leave in the down-home flavor.


Anodea Judith's Chakra Yoga Cover Image
$25.19
ISBN: 9780738744445
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Published: Llewellyn Publications - September 8th, 2015

As the architecture of the soul, the chakra system is the yoke of yoga--the means whereby mind and body, heaven and earth, and spirit and matter are joined together in the divine union that is the true meaning of yoga.


Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters--And How to Get It Cover Image
$24.29
ISBN: 9780062484383
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Published: HarperOne - May 9th, 2017

We've been thinking about sex all wrong. Mainstream media, movies, and porn have taught us that sex = penis + vagina, and everything else is just secondary. Standard penetration is how men most reliably achieve orgasm. The problem is, women don't orgasm this way. We've separated our most reliable route to orgasm--clitoral stimulation--from how we feel we should orgasm--penetration.