From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry.
rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self.
Cancel culture addresses real harm...and sometimes causes more. It's time to think this through.
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy
A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by The Millions and Electric Literature
Named a Best Book of Fall by USA TODAY and PopSugar
The author of the “vivid and urgent…important and timely” (The New York Times Book Review) debut The Map of Salt and Stars returns with this remarkably moving and lyrical no
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.
Undrowned is a book-length meditation for social movements and our whole species based on the subversive and transformative guidance of marine mammals. Our aquatic cousins are queer, fierce, protective of each other, complex, shaped by conflict, and struggling to survive the extractive and militarized conditions our species has imposed on the ocean.
"Someday girls like us will be able to wear whatever we want. People will call us by the names we choose. They'll respect that we are women. The cops will leave us alone and no one will go hungry."Sylvia and Marsha are closer than sisters. They are kind and brave and not afraid to speak their truth, even when it makes other people angry.
Over 500 glorious black-and-white photographs celebrating black culture throughout American history, from Jesse Owens to Barry Bonds, Ella Fitzgerald to Halle Berry.
Tucked away in the dusty halls of the Smithsonian archives and nearly forgotten by most historians, black culture is a vast, complex, interconnected web of different people, trends, and lifestyles.
Based on Portuguese legend, this #OwnVoices historical fantasy is an epic tale of mystery, magic, and making the impossible choice between love and duty…
With just one touch, bread turns into roses. With just one bite, cheese turns into lilies.
An archive of collective memory and exuberant testimony
A luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting present
An infinite geography of possible futures
What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?
From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.
What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color, instead of by actual accomplishments?
A beautiful glimpse into the daily practice of a modern contemplative, The Deepest Peace reveals moments of stunning clarity from the eyes of a Zen priest. Through silence, stillness, and practice, Zenju Earthlyn Manuel transmits how it is possible to cultivate and experience peace.
Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.
From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes a young adult fantasy short story collection featuring some of the best own-voices children's authors, including New York Times bestselling authors Libba Bray (The Diviners), V. E.
“This journal is beautiful. It will help you find your voice and, finally, hold it sacred.” —Cleo Wade, bestselling author of Heart Talk
Transformational questions for personal and collective change.
Parents who play Grammy winner Lil Nas X's 12-times platinum single Old Town Road on repeat will want to take their kids and ride on over to this ABC picture book from the music mega-star!
A is for adventure. Every day is a brand-new start!
A singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation, the refuge they find in each other, and a betrayal that threatens their existence
A shockingly powerful exploration of the lasting impact of prejudice and the indomitable spirit of sisterhood that will have readers questioning what it truly means to be an ally, from sister-writer duo Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite, authors of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine.ISN'T BEING HUMAN ENOUGH?
Speaker, writer, and producer Trey Anthony breaks it down, giving black women a relatable voice and personalized "keeping it real" to-do list on how to practice self-love and self-care.
Therapy is not just for white women-no matter what your momma told you!
“A poignant, necessary entry into the children’s literary canon, Root Magic brings to life the history and culture of Gullah people while highlighting the timeless plight of Black Americans.
A novel-in-verse about a young girl coming-of-age and stepping out of the shadow of her former best friend. Perfect for readers of Elizabeth Acevedo and Nikki Grimes.
She looks me hard in my eyes
& my knees lock into tree trunks
My eyes don't dance like my heartbeat racing
They stare straight back hot daggers.
I remember things will never be the same.
Rooted in reproductive justice, Echoing Ida harnesses the power of media for social justice--amplifying the struggles and successes of contemporary freedom movements in the US.
International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood.
Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents CITY OF THE PLAGUE GOD, an adventure based on ancient Mesopotamian mythology written by Sarwat Chadda, author of the Ash Mistry series.$17.09ISBN: 9780316229692Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea, which is based on a true story about her aunt, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris.$27.00ISBN: 9781620403532Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 19th, 2021
An unprecedented visual history of African women told in striking and subversive historical photographs--featuring an Introduction by Edwidge Danticat and a Foreword by Jacqueline Woodson.$17.09ISBN: 9780525555254Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021
Acclaimed author of Ash Malinda Lo returns with her most personal and ambitious novel yet, a gripping story of love and duty set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the 1950s.$17.96ISBN: 9781948340298Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Dottir Press - January 26th, 2021
I think the days of Heather Has Two Mommies are long past. We're ready for GLBTQIA+ stories for kids that are a little bit complicated and a little bit interesting and a whole lotta fantastic. For all this, the person you turn to is Anastasia Higginbotham. --BETSY BIRD, Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library$17.99ISBN: 9781534470675Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2021
In this riveting, keenly emotional debut fantasy, a Black teen from Houston has her world upended when she learns about her godly ancestry and must save both the human and god worlds. Perfect for fans of Angie Thomas, Tomi Adeyemi, and The Hunger Games!
“Make a way out of no way” is just the way of life for Rue.$28.80ISBN: 9780593134047Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: One World - February 2nd, 2021
A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.$14.36ISBN: 9781642594140Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Haymarket Books - February 2nd, 2021
Racial, gender, and environmental justice. Class war. Militarism. Interpersonal violence. Old age security. This is not the vocabulary many use to critique the prison-industrial complex.$23.40ISBN: 9781982142490Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Scribner - February 2nd, 2021
“Milk Fed is a novel of appetites; a luscious, heartbreaking story of self-discovery through the relentless pursuit of desire.$23.40ISBN: 9781982116255Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - February 2nd, 2021
A stirring and powerful memoir from black cultural critic Rebecca Carroll recounting her painful struggle to overcome a completely white childhood in order to forge her identity as a black woman in America.
Rebecca Carroll grew up the only black person in her rural New Hampshire town.$23.40ISBN: 9781948226585Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Catapult - February 2nd, 2021
Queer. Muslim. Arab American. A proudly Fat woman. Randa Jarrar is all of these things. In this provocative memoir of a cross-country road trip, she explores how to claim joy in an unraveling and hostile America.$13.50ISBN: 9780374538989Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: MCD x FSG Originals - February 2nd, 2021
“Brontez Purnell’s 100 Boyfriends is a symphony of sex, trouble and wisdom—as if the composer had sex with each member of the orchestra by way of getting it right. An electric prismatic genre-defying punk literary flight, Purnell is twirling here— I loved every page." --Alexander Chee, author of How to Write an Autobiographical Novel$17.06ISBN: 9781523090990Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - February 9th, 2021
"To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves. . . . 'The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace."
--Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum$22.46ISBN: 9781517911256Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - February 9th, 2021
The new novel from the author of As We Have Always Done, a poetic world-building journey into the power of Anishinaabe life and traditions amid colonialism
In fierce prose and poetic fragments, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson’s Noopiming braids together humor, piercing detail, and a deep, abiding commitment to Anishinaabe life to tell stories of resista$22.46ISBN: 9781558612853Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Feminist Press - February 9th, 2021
This collection of narrative essays by sex workers presents a crystal-clear rejoinder: there's never been a better time to fight for justice.$15.29ISBN: 9780062869944Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Heartdrum - February 9th, 2021
Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.
Native families from Nations across the continent gather at the Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, Michigan.$15.30ISBN: 9781982110215Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2021
Kink is a groundbreaking anthology of literary short fiction exploring love and desire, BDSM, and interests across the sexual spectrum, edited by lauded writers R.O.$15.26ISBN: 9781642594522Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Haymarket Books - February 16th, 2021
Since the movement's founding in 2014, #SayHerName has gained international attention and has served as both a rallying cry and organizing principle in the aftermath of police killings of Black women, including, most recently, the police killing of Breonna Taylor.$21.95ISBN: 9781469661964Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: University of North Carolina Press - February 22nd, 2021
This vibrant book pulses with the beats of a new American South, probing the ways music, literature, and film have remixed southern identities for a post-civil rights generation. For scholar and critic Regina N.$15.26ISBN: 9781642595253Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2021
"Organizing is both science and art. It is thinking through a vision, a strategy, and then figuring out who your targets are, always being concerned about power, always being concerned about how you're going to actually build power in order to be able to push your issues, in order to be able to get the target to actually move in the way that you want to."$11.69ISBN: 9781951491055Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Street Noise Books - February 23rd, 2021
A collection of lively autobiographical comics guiding the reader through an understanding of queerness and what it means to one woman of color.$19.79ISBN: 9781646140152Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Levine Querido - February 23rd, 2021
Fifteen thousand years before Europeans stepped foot in the Americas, people had already spread from tip to tip and coast to coast. Like all humans, these Native Americans sought to understand their place in the universe, the nature of their relationship with the divine, and the origin of the world into which their ancestors had emerged.
The answers lay in their sacred stories.$20.69ISBN: 9781620975763Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: New Press - February 23rd, 2021
A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of Fire$19.76ISBN: 9781643790404Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Tu Books - February 24th, 2021
In 1857 India, 12-year-old Meera escapes a life she has no say in--and certain death on her husband's funeral pyre--only to end up a servant to a British general in the East India Company. When a rebellion against British colonizers spreads, she must choose between relative safety in a British household or standing up for herself and her people.
India, 1857$18.00ISBN: 9781469660240Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: University of North Carolina Press - March 1st, 2021
Among the staple foods most welcomed on southern tables--and on tables around the world--rice is without question the most versatile. As Michael W. Twitty observes, depending on regional tastes, rice may be enjoyed at breakfast, lunch, and dinner; as main dish, side dish, and snack; in dishes savory and sweet.$14.36ISBN: 9781642592580Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Haymarket Books - March 2nd, 2021
As a politic and a practice, abolition increasingly shapes our political moment -- halting the construction of new jails and propelling movements to divest from policing.$23.40ISBN: 9781984881908Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Penguin Life - March 2nd, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of I'm Judging You, a hilarious and transformational book about how to tackle fear--that everlasting hater--and audaciously step into lives, careers, and legacies that go beyond even our wildest dreams$16.19ISBN: 9780593177051Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Make Me a World - March 2nd, 2021
A mesmerizing novel in verse about family, identity, and finding yourself in the most unexpected places--for fans of The Poet X, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, and Jason Reynolds.$24.30ISBN: 9781982139131Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - March 2nd, 2021
The stunning and long-anticipated sequel to Sister Souljah’s million copy bestseller The Coldest Winter Ever.
Winter Santiaga is back.
Twenty years ago, Sister Souljah’s debut novel, The Coldest Winter Ever, became a bestselling cultural phenomenon.$16.19ISBN: 9781984815651Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Kokila - March 2nd, 2021
A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.$15.26ISBN: 9781523092291Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - March 9th, 2021
"Dear Black Girl is the empowering, affirming love letter our girls need in order to thrive in a world that does not always protect, nurture, or celebrate us. This collection of Black women's voices...$14.40ISBN: 9781571311375Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Milkweed Editions - March 9th, 2021
A haunting novel spanning several generations, The Seed Keeper follows a Dakota family's struggle to preserve their way of life, and their sacrifices to protect what matters most.$16.19ISBN: 9781534459885Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021
In the companion novel to the beloved and award-winning Amina’s Voice, Amina once again uses her voice to bridge the places, people, and communities she loves—this time across continents.
It’s the last few days of her vacation in Pakistan, and Amina has loved every minute of it.$31.50ISBN: 9780847869695Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Rizzoli - March 16th, 2021
Invigorating authentic Southern soul cooking with new inspiration, acclaimed chef Deborah VanTrece elevates classic comfort food into unique, surprising dishes worth celebrating.$26.99ISBN: 9780062973641Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Harper Design - March 16th, 2021
A collection of never-before-seen humor pieces—essays, satire, short stories, poetry, cartoons, artwork, and more—from more than 150 of the biggest female comedians today, curated by Amy Solomon, a producer of the hit HBO shows Silicon Valley and Barry.
With contributions from:$17.06ISBN: 9781523091164Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - March 16th, 2021
On the heels of the breakaway success of The Body Is Not an Apology comes an action guide to help readers practice the art of radical self-love both for themselves and to transform our society.$24.30ISBN: 9780316497237Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Little, Brown and Company - March 16th, 2021
A searing and exhilarating new collection from the acclaimed author of The Boys of My Youth and In Zanesville.
Since the publication of her groundbreaking book, The Boys of My Youth, Jo Ann Beard has been heralded as a master of the autobiographical essay.$27.00ISBN: 9781944860370Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Anthology Editions - March 23rd, 2021
The women in these portraits were some of the first dykes I ever laid eyes on, and the book feels like a lost family album. -Alison Bechdel$24.30ISBN: 9781635572520Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 30th, 2021
A gripping set of stories about the forces that shape girls and the adults they become. A wise and brilliant guide to transforming the self and our society.
In her powerful new book, critically acclaimed author Melissa Febos examines the narratives women are told about what it means to be female and what it takes to free oneself from them.$26.99ISBN: 9780062932563Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Amistad - April 6th, 2021
From the author of Queen Sugar—now a critically acclaimed series on OWN directed by Ava Duvernay—comes a beautiful exploration and celebration of black farming in America.
In this impressive anthology, Natalie Baszile brings together essays, poems, photographs, quotes, conversations, and first-person stories to examine black people’s co$14.40ISBN: 9781849354042Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: AK Press - April 6th, 2021
A bold and colorful exploration of all the ways that people navigate through the spaces around them and a celebration of the relationships we build along the way. We Move Together follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community.$16.19ISBN: 9781328631886Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Versify - April 6th, 2021A sweet twist on the age-old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations. Perfect for Mother’s Day.
Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, she could have a clothing line.$15.26ISBN: 9781551528151Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 6th, 2021
Over the past ten years, we have witnessed the rise of queer and trans communities that have defied and challenged those who have historically opposed them. Through bold, symbolic imagery and surrealist, overlapping landscapes, queer illustrator and curator Syan Rose shines a light on the faces and voices of these diverse, amorphous, messy, real and imagined queer and trans communities.$13.50ISBN: 9781849354189Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: AK Press - April 6th, 2021
Facilitation and mediation are important skills in our highly organized world. Holding Change is a guide for attending to both in ways that align with nature, with pleasure, with our best imaginings of our future. It provides lessons for generating the ease necessary to move through life's inevitable struggles and for practicing the art of holding others without losing ourselves.$17.09ISBN: 9780062643834Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - April 20th, 2021
From #1 New York Times bestselling author and rom-com queen Becky Albertalli comes a buoyant new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life, and, yes, theater.$16.19ISBN: 9781623541927Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Charlesbridge - April 20th, 2021
Twelve Native American kids present historical and contemporary laws, policies, struggles, and victories in Native life, each with a powerful refrain: We are still here!$24.26ISBN: 9781951142391Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Tin House Books - April 27th, 2021
“Elissa Washuta is exactly the writer we need right now: as funny as she is formidable a thinker, as thoughtful as she is inventive—her scrutiny is a fearless tool, every subject whittled to its truest form.$23.40ISBN: 9781938235771Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Hub City Press - May 4th, 2021
Spanning more than half a century and cities from New Delhi to Atlanta, Anjali Enjeti's debut is a heartfelt and human portrait of the long shadow of the Partition of India on the lives of three generations of women.$16.19ISBN: 9780316495301Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 4th, 2021
A charming story about the special hair bond between a Sikh father and daughter as they boldly celebrate and proudly share their family tradition. Perfect for fans of Hair Love and I Love My Hair!
Every morning Papa combs through his daughter's waves like he does his own -- parting it down the middle, using coconut oil to get all the tangles out.
$16.20ISBN: 9781556596209Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Copper Canyon Press - May 4th, 2021
The Essential June Jordan honors the enduring legacy of a poet fiercely dedicated to building a better world. In this definitive volume, introduced by Pulitzer Prize winner Jericho Brown, June Jordan's generous body of poetry is distilled and curated to represent the very best of her works.$21.60ISBN: 9780544387652Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 4th, 2021
From the author of Fun Home, a profoundly affecting graphic memoir of Bechdel's lifelong love affair with exercise, set against a hilarious chronicle of fitness fads in our times
Comics and cultural superstar Alison Bechdel delivers a deeply layered story of her fascination, from childhood to adulthood, with every fitness craze$36.00ISBN: 9780374185138Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 18th, 2021
"A masterpiece of historical research and intellectual analysis that creates many windows into both a vanished world and the one that emerged from it, the one we live in now." --Alexander Chee
Twenty years in the making, Sarah Schulman's Let the Record Show is the most comprehensive political history ever assembled of ACT UP and American AIDS activism$30.80ISBN: 9781479865109Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: New York University Press - May 25th, 2021
Where racism and sexism meet--an understanding of anti-Black misogyny$26.06ISBN: 9780385546577Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Doubleday Books - May 11th, 2021
From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, While Justice Sleeps is a gripping, complexly plotted thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court.$15.29ISBN: 9781949518139Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Wave Blue World Inc - May 18th, 2021
Poetry isn't just the dusty classical poems we all studied in school. It's sexy, raw, political, edgy, and alive. The first of its kind, EMBODIED marries the unique aspects of poetry with those of sequential art in this contemporary graphic poetry.$15.29ISBN: 9781250244499Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...$25.19ISBN: 9781250305978Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - June 1st, 2021
One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to both honor and overcome our origins.$16.19ISBN: 9781534463943Availability: Not Yet PublishedPublished: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 11th, 2022
Celebrate the power of Black womanhood in this first-of-its-kind collection of inspirational quotes from fifty activists, artists, and leaders, featuring bold, attention-grabbing illustrations—perfect for readers of Herstory and Little Leaders.
This incredible volume honors fifty modern women, presented with their own words, who have dared to raise their voices an