Uncovers the history of hair removal practices and sheds light on the prolific culture of beauty
What can the killing of a transgender teen can teach us about the violence of misreading gender identity as sexual identity?
In a novel-in-verse that brims with grief and love, National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo writes about the devastation of loss, the difficulty of forgiveness, and the bittersweet bonds that shape our lives.
From the celebrated author of the New York Times bestseller Behold the Dreamers comes a sweeping, wrenching story about the collision of a small African village and an American oil company.
K. M. Szpara's Docile is a science fiction parable about love and sex, wealth and debt, abuse and power, a challenging tour de force that at turns seduces and startles.
There is no consent under capitalism.
Now optioned as a TV series for HBO, with executive producer George R. R. Martin!
An award-winning literary author enters the world of magical realism with her World Fantasy Award-winning novel of a remarkable woman in post-apocalyptic Africa.
An instant New York Times bestseller!$30.80ISBN: 9781479886753Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019
Winner, 2020 Body and Embodiment Best Publication Award, given by the American Sociological AssociationHonorable Mention, 2020 Sociology of Sex and Gender Distinguished Book Award, given by the American Sociological Association How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years$19.79ISBN: 9780446676106Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - June 1st, 2000
The acclaimed trilogy that comprises Lilith's Brood is Hugo and Nebula award-winner Octavia E. Butler at her best.
Presented for the first time in one volume with an introduction by Joan Slonczewski, Ph.D., Lilith's Brood is a profoundly evocative, sensual -- and disturbing -- epic of human transformation.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781841593722Availability: Special OrderPublished: Everyman Publishers - February 4th, 2016$15.30ISBN: 9780385334563Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Delta - June 13th, 2000
James Baldwin’s final novel is “the work of a born storyteller at the height of his powers” (The New York Times Book Review).
“Not everything is lost. Responsibility cannot be lost, it can only be abdicated. If one refuses abdication, one begins again.”
$13.49ISBN: 9781328745538Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - June 6th, 2017For fans of Crazy Rich Asians: Meet the Wangs, the unforgettable immigrant family whose spectacular fall from glorious riches to (still name-brand) rags brings them together in a way money never could.
Charles Wang, a brash, lovable businessman who built a cosmetics empire and made a fortune, has just lost everything in the financial crisis.$17.06ISBN: 9781556520747Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Lawrence Hill Books - November 1st, 1999
On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had claimed the life of a white state trooper. Long a target of J.$17.09ISBN: 9780062870957Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - September 3rd, 2019
A girl with no gifts must bargain for the power to fight her own mother’s dark schemes—even if the price is her life.