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How We Walk: Frantz Fanon and the Politics of the Body By Matthew Beaumont Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781804290071
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Published: Verso - March 12th, 2024

"In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Beaumont reminds us that walking is far from a neutral activity. With the help of Frantz Fanon, Beaumont locates freedom at the level of the body; free from the systems of oppression, exploitation, and harassment."
–Lauren Elkin, author of Flâneuse

How race, class, and politics influence the way we move


Missing Persons: or, My Grandmother's Secrets By Clair Wills Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374611866
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 2nd, 2024

Blending memoir with social history, Clair Wills movingly explores the holes in the fabric of modern Ireland, and in her own family story.


Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than It Needs to Be By Timothy P. Carney Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063236462
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Published: Harper - March 19th, 2024

The bestselling author of Alienated America traveled the country asking families and experts the same two questions: Why is parenting so hard now? And why are the results so bad?


The Art of Crying: The Healing Power of Tears By Pepita Sandwich Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316532556
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Published: Voracious - April 30th, 2024

Explore the healing, transformative power of shedding tears in this vibrant illustrated study of crying, one of the most uniquely human things we do.

What if crying wasn’t just an involuntary reaction to feeling sad, vulnerable, or overwhelmed—but a hidden wellspring of power we could harness to live a fuller life? 
 
In The Art of Cryin


When You Care: The Unexpected Magic of Caring for Others By Elissa Strauss Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982169275
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Published: Gallery Books - April 23rd, 2024

In this “brilliantly argued and timely book” (Brigid Schulte, New York Times bestselling author), journalist Elissa Strauss explores the powerful role caring for others plays in our individual and communal lives, weaving together research about care and stories from parents and caregivers with a feminist bent.

Behind our current caregiving crisis, in which


We Are the Culture: Black Chicago's Influence on Everything By Arionne Nettles Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781641608305
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Published: Lawrence Hill Books - April 16th, 2024

Black Chicago culture is American culture.
During the Great Migration, more than a half million Black Americans moved from the South to Chicago, and with them, they brought the blues, amplifying what would be one of the city’s greatest musical art forms.


Life Wants You Dead: A Calm, Rational, and Totally Legit Guide to Scaring Yourself Safe By Evan Waite, Paula Searing (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Evan Waite, Paula Searing (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781797219356
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2024

"Life wants you dead, and this book wants to be READ! Ha ha I love being a comedian.” —Patton Oswalt

"Truly hilarious!" —Jack Handey, author of Deep Thoughts


Fear!!! Scary, right?


Long Live Queer Nightlife: How the Closing of Gay Bars Sparked a Revolution By Amin Ghaziani Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691253855
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 26th, 2024

It's closing time for an alarming number of gay bars in cities around the globe--but it's definitely not the last dance

In this exhilarating journey into underground parties, pulsating with life and limitless possibility, acclaimed author Amin Ghaziani unveils the unexpected revolution revitalizing urban nightlife.


The Racism of People Who Love You: Essays on Mixed Race Belonging By Samira Mehta Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780807013366
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Published: Beacon Press - January 9th, 2024

An unflinching look at the challenges and misunderstandings mixed-race people face in family spaces and intimate relationships across their varying cultural backgrounds

In this emotionally powerful and intellectually provocative blend of memoir, cultural criticism, and theory, scholar and essayist Samira Mehta reflects on many facets of being multiracial.


Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time By Sheila Liming Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781685890780
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Published: Melville House - January 9th, 2024

"Hide your phone, stop hustling for a second, and read this passionate argument for the importance of unstructured pre-digital hang." —People

Loneliness is an epidemic; it feels harder than ever to connect with others meaningfully. What can we do to remedy this? Sheila Liming has the answer: we need to hang out more.


The Way Home: Discovering the Hero's Journey to Wholeness at Midlife By Ben Katt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250910448
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - February 20th, 2024

A guidebook for those at midlife struggling to find themselves, applying Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey to the modern reader’s quest for wholeness.


Saving Ourselves: From Climate Shocks to Climate Action By Dana R. Fisher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780231209304
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Published: Columbia University Press - February 13th, 2024

We've known for decades that climate change is an existential crisis. For just as long, we've seen the complete failure of our institutions to rise to the challenge. Governments have struggled to meet even modest goals. Fossil fuel interests maintain a stranglehold on political and economic power.