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Bitch Planet Volume 1: Extraordinary Machine By Kelly Sue Deconnick, Robert Wilson IV (Artist), Taki Soma (Artist) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781632153661
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Published: Image Comics - October 20th, 2015

Meet some bad-ass characters and ponder the patriarchy. Feel encouraged to be your own bad-ass self! [Raissa]


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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things By Jenny Lawson Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250077004
Availability: Backordered
Published: Flatiron Books - September 22nd, 2015

Somehow this brutally honest memoir tackles mental illness and is still the funniest book of the year. It made me and will make you and everyone we know furiously happy! [Kenny!]


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Bad Feminist: Essays By Roxane Gay Cover Image
$17.00
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]


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The Wake: A Novel By Paul Kingsnorth Cover Image
$17.00
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]


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The Story of My Teeth By Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney (Translator) 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!]


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Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town By Jon Krakauer Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385538732
Availability: Special Order
Published: Doubleday - 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]


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My Body Is a Book of Rules By Elissa Washuta 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]


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Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx By Sonia Manzano Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545621847
Availability: Backordered
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]


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Men Explain Things to Me By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$14.95
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]


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