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The Tears of a Man Flow Inward Cover
Author: Pacifique Irankunda |
Release Date: March 15, 2022
A prize-winning young author tells the moving story of growing up during Burundi’s civil war in a powerful memoir hailed as “a jewel of a book” (Margaret MacMillan)"When I felt tears streaming down, I wiped my eyes and repeated to m...
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ISBN: 9780593556153
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Constructing a Nervous System Cover
Author: Margo Jefferson |
Release Date: February 22, 2022
Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls “a temperamental autobiography,” comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir.Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system wit...
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ISBN: 9780593585436
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Author: Danyel Smith |
Release Date: February 01, 2022
From one of the preeminent cultural critics of her generation, a radiant weave of memoir, criticism, and biography that tells the story of black women in music—from the Dixie Cups to Gladys Knight to Janet, Whitney, and Mariah—as the foun...
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ISBN: 9780593400074
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Letters to the Sons of Society Cover
Author: Shaka Senghor |
Release Date: January 18, 2022
The New York Times bestselling author of Writing My Wrongs invites men everywhere on a journey of honesty and healing through this book of moving letters to his sons—one whom he is raising and the other whose childhood took place during Senghor...
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ISBN: 9780593506912
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Red Lip Theology Cover
Author: Candice Marie Benbow |
Release Date: January 11, 2022
A moving essay collection promoting freedom, self-love, and divine wholeness for Black women and opening new levels of understanding and ideological transformation for non-Black women and allies—from the “bona fide church girl” and ...
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ISBN: 9780593507018
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Author: Andrea Elliott | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: October 05, 2021
The riveting, unforgettable story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty, and racism in an unequal America—from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott of The New York Times“Destined to become one o...
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ISBN: 9780593147306
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Author: Jackie Kay | Narrator: Jackie Kay and Adjoa Andoh
Release Date: September 28, 2021
A beautiful genre-bending tribute to the larger-than-life blues singer Bessie Smith. Scotland’s National Poet blends poetry, prose, fiction, and nonfiction to create an entirely unique biography of the Empress of the Blues.There ...
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ISBN: 9780593458358
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Author: Hilton Als | Narrator: Kevin R. Free
Release Date: August 17, 2021
"This book will change you." --Chicago TribuneWhite Girls is about, among other things, blackness, queerness, movies, Brooklyn, love (and the loss of love), AIDS, fashion, Basquiat, Capote, philosophy, porn, Eminem, Louise Brooks, and Michael Ja...
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Narrator: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Release Date: June 22, 2021
From the globally acclaimed, best-selling novelist and author of We Should All Be Feminists, a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father."Essential." —BooklistNotes on Grief is an exquisite work of meditation, remembrance, an...
Author: Joshua Horwitz and Hakeem Oluseyi | Narrator: Hakeem Oluseyi
Release Date: June 15, 2021
In this inspiring coming-of-age memoir, a world-renowned astrophysicist emerges from an impoverished childhood and crime-filled adolescence to ascend through the top ranks of research physics. “You’ll encounter one extraordinary...
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ISBN: 9780593210345
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Author: Akwaeke Emezi | Narrator: Akwaeke Emezi
Release Date: June 08, 2021
FEATURED ON THE COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE AS A 2021 NEXT GENERATION LEADER“A once-in-a-generation voice.” – Vulture “One of our greatest living writers.” – ShondalandA full-throated and provocative memoir in letters ...
Author: Ian Manuel | Narrator: Ian Manuel
Release Date: May 04, 2021
“My story has been told many times and by highly regarded experts in their fields—judges, prosecutors, juvenile probation officers, sociologists, journalists. But I would like to try to tell it to you myself. I have reason to believe the ...