• This Will Be My Undoing

    This Will Be My Undoing

    Jerkins, Morgan

    Jerkins's debut collection of essays forces readers to reckon with the humanity black women have consistently been denied. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • The Feather Thief

    The Feather Thief

    Johnson, Kirk W.

    Johnson (To Be a Friend Is Fatal) makes his true-crime debut with this enthralling account of a truly bizarre crime. In 2009, Edwin Rist, an American student at London's Royal Academy of Music, stole 299 rare and scientifically significant bird skins from the Natural History Museum at Tring, in Hertfordshire, England, plucked their feathers, and sold them for top dollar to men who shared his obsession with the Victorian art of salmon-fly tying. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • We Do This 'til We Free Us

    We Do This 'til We Free Us

    Kaba, Mariame

    In this timely collection of essays and interviews, Mariame Kaba reflects on the deep work of abolition and transformative political struggle. -- publisher's copy

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  • I'm in Seattle, Where Are You?

    I'm in Seattle, Where Are You?

    Kazār, Murtaḍá

    A memoir from an Iraqi novelist, journalist, and visual artist about how the search for a lost love brought him to America and saved him from persecution as a gay Muslim man. -- Kirkus

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  • Culture Warlords

    Culture Warlords

    Lavin, Talia

    Lavin takes investigative journalism to the next level by going undercover in chatrooms where discussions mainly focus on how much the participants want to harm her and others of her Jewish faith. -- Library Journal

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  • The Premonition

    The Premonition

    Lewis, Michael

    Maverick doctors, scientists, and public health officials took charge of the fight against Covid-19 when the CDC and the Trump administration failed to act, according to this illuminating rehash of recent history. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • In the Dream House

    In the Dream House

    Machado, Carmen Maria

    In this daringly structured and ruthlessly inquisitive memoir, Machado (Her Body and Other Parties, 2017) examines an abusive relationship with an eye to both personal truth and cultural assumption. -- Kirkus

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  • Black Smoke

    Black Smoke

    Miller, Adrian

    James Beard Book Award winner Miller (Soul Food) explores the role of Black Americans in barbecue's complex cultural history. -- Library Journal

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  • Four Lost Cities

    Four Lost Cities

    Newitz, Annalee

    Science journalist Newitz (Scatter, Adapt, and Remember) examines the rise and fall of four ancient cities that "suffered from prolonged periods of political instability coupled with environmental crisis" in this energetic and intriguing account. -- Publishers Weekly

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  • Mediocre

    Mediocre

    Oluo, Ijeoma

    Erudite yet accessible, grounded in careful research as well as Oluo's personal experiences of racism and misogyny, this is an essential reckoning with race, sex, and power in America. -- Publishers Weekly

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