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Recommended by: Nicole
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Bad Feminist: Essays Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062282712
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 5th, 2014

These essays are refreshing and necessary, covering race, gender, politics, and sexuality, all in Gay's unique voice. [Nicole]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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The Wake Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977177
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 1st, 2015

Written in a shadow tongue of Old English, this novel vaults you into the past. A time of change and strife. With only our asshole narrator Buccmaster as guide, we navigate the ravaged world of the Norman invasion and learn history along the way. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Kenny
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The Story of My Teeth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

Intelligent and playful, weird and winding - Murakami for the David Foster Wallace set, or anyone who wants the bravest fiction. This is one of 2015's best books. [Kenny!]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385538732
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 21st, 2015

This book kind of blew my mind. Jon Krakauer overturns every stone while staying focused on the people behind the story. I thought I knew, but I didn't know. [Raissa]


Recommended by: Nicole
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My Body Is a Book of Rules Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597099691
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Published: Red Hen Press - August 12th, 2014

Obsessed with this book. Washuta's exploration into mental illness is dizzying, all while experimenting with new, innovative forms. Love this. [Nicole]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545621847
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

The actress Maria from Sesame Street tells her life story! Fragments of her life growing up in the Bronx are stitched together in a coming-of-age memoir weaving cultural and sexual identities with a strong sense of place. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Kenny
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Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780307378453
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 8th, 2015

One of the most powerful books of 2015. A complex and riveting memoir of growing up among the black elite. This is a fire. [Kenny!]


Recommended by: Nicole
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Men Explain Things to Me Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781608464661
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 1st, 2015

This collection of feminist essays is informative and striking - a real call to action for women today. [Nicole]


Recommended by: sweet pea
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Lumberjanes Beware the Kitten Holy: Vol. 1 Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781608866878
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Published: Boom Box - April 7th, 2015

This cast of cool, quirky girls, each with their own talent, are the awesome! Facing off against three-eyed foxes, yetis, river monsters, and more. What the junk? These friends are up to any travail. And will earn merit badges along the way. [sweet pea]


Recommended by: Raissa
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Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780812997668
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2015

She's known for "The Lottery", but Jackson wrote excellently all sorts of other things, too. The short stories are still my favorite, chilling before you've realized you were chilly. [Raissa]


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