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Charis at The Decatur Book Festival 2022

 

The Twisted History of the GOP By Mike Luckovich Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781770416871
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Published: ECW Press - September 6th, 2022

Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power By Greg Bluestein Cover Image
$29.00
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ISBN: 9780593489154
Published: Viking - March 22nd, 2022

The untold story of the unlikely heroes, the cutthroat politics, and the cultural forces that turned a Deep South state purple—by a top reporter at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The Many Lives of Andrew Young By Ernie Suggs, Jimmy Carter (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ernie Suggs, Jimmy Carter (Foreword by)
$60.00
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ISBN: 9781588384744
Published: NewSouth Books - April 19th, 2022

From his childhood in New Orleans to Howard University as a boy of fifteen, from his work as a young pastor in Alabama to his leadership role in the SCLC, from serving as the first Black congressman from Georgia since Reconstruction to serving as the Ambassador to the United Nations, from two transformational terms as mayor of Atlanta to co-chairmanship of the 1996 Summer Olympics Games, from c


Goldwater Girls to Reagan Women: Gender, Georgia, and the Growth of the New Right (Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America) By Robin M. Morris Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780820360690
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Published: University of Georgia Press - October 1st, 2022

Goldwater Girls to Reagan Women is a statewide study of women's part in the history of conservatism, the New Right, and the Republican Party in the state of Georgia. Robin M. Morris examines how the growth of the Republican Party in the 1960s and 1970s was due in large part to the political activism of white women.


Fruit Punch: A Memoir By Kendra Allen Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063048539
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Published: Ecco - August 9th, 2022

An arresting and one-of-a-kind memoir about the alternately exultant and harrowing trip growing up as a Black child desperate to create a clear reality for herself in this country


Correctional By Ravi Shankar Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780299335304
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - January 4th, 2022

The first time Ravi Shankar was arrested, he spoke out against racist policing on National Public Radio and successfully sued the city of New York. The second time, he was incarcerated when his promotion to full professor was finalized.


My Boy Will Die of Sorrow: A Memoir of Immigration From the Front Lines By Efrén C. Olivares Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306847288
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Published: Hachette Books - July 12th, 2022

This deeply personal perspective from a human rights lawyer—whose work on the front lines of the fight against family separations in South Texas intertwines with his own story of immigrating to the United States at thirteen—reframes the United States' history as a nation of immigrants but also a nation against immigrants.

In the summer of 2018, Efr&eacut


White Bull (Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry) By Elizabeth Hughey Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781946448828
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Published: Sarabande Books - January 4th, 2022

Composed entirely of words taken from the letters and public statements of the notorious segregationist Bull Connor, the poems in White Bull use language that was wielded in violence and oppression to reckon with the present moment. The city of Birmingham is a character too, with its suffocating heat and humidity, quarry pools, and mountain in the distance.


Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto By Tricia Hersey Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316365215
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - October 11th, 2022

***INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***

Disrupt and push back against capitalism and white supremacy. In this book, Tricia Hersey, aka The Nap Bishop, encourages us to connect to the liberating power of rest, daydreaming, and naps as a foundation for healing and justice.

What would it be like to live in a well-rested world?


Tell It True By John Pruitt Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780881468472
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Published: Mercer University Press - October 4th, 2022

Take My Hand By Dolen Perkins-Valdez Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593337691
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Published: Berkley - April 12th, 2022

“Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze…an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption.” —Celeste Ng
 
“Highlights the horrific discrepancies in our healthcare system and illustrates their heartbreaking consequences.” —Essence

 


Sacrificio By Ernesto Mestre-Reed Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781641293648
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Published: Soho Press - September 6th, 2022

Set in Cuba in 1998, Sacrificio is a triumphant and mesmeric work of violence, loss, and identity, following a group of young HIV-positive counterrevolutionaries who seek to overthrow the Castro government.


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The Woman with the Cure By Lynn Cullen Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593438060
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Published: Berkley - February 21st, 2023

She gave up everything — and changed the world.

A riveting novel based on the true story of the woman who stopped a pandemic, from the bestselling author of Mrs. Poe.
 


Twain's End By Lynn Cullen Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781476758978
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Published: Gallery Books - June 7th, 2016

From the bestselling and highly acclaimed author of the “page-turning tale” (Library Journal, starred review) Mrs. Poe comes a fictionalized imagining of the personal life of America’s most iconic writer: Mark Twain.

In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V.


Beef It Up!: 50 Mouthwatering Recipes for Ground Beef, Steaks, Stews, Roasts, Ribs, and More By Jessica Formicola Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781635864533
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - May 24th, 2022

Where’s the beef? It’s on the dinner table tonight! This focused collection of recipes offers 50 tasty ways to serve up protein-rich beef meals without a lot of fuss.


Our Fermented Lives: A History of How Fermented Foods Have Shaped Cultures & Communities By Julia Skinner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635863833
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - September 27th, 2022

From craft beers and sourdough bread to kimchi, coffee, tea, and cheese, fermentation is a popular topic in both food and health circles.


A Return to Ireland: A Culinary Journey from America to Ireland, includes over 100 recipes By Judith McLoughlin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781578269358
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Published: Hatherleigh Press - November 22nd, 2022

An exceptional cookbook featuring over 100 recipes celebrating Irish-American heritage.

A Return to Ireland showcases fresh, innovative food and drink recipes which celebrate Irish-American heritage as it weaves the culinary and cultural journey of these two places that the author have come to call home.
 


Southern Sugar By Belinda Smith-Sullivan, Kate Blohm (Photographer) Cover Image
By Belinda Smith-Sullivan, Kate Blohm (Photographer)
$24.99
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ISBN: 9781423658245
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 14th, 2021

Let Chef Belinda enhance your sweets menu with her warm hospitality, cooking tips, and approximately 100 flavor-packed recipes for decadent southern desserts and treats.