You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George WashingtonIn a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our firstand finds he s not quite the man we remember Young George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused an international incident, and never backed down

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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement ForgotA potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism Today s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but

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Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa LamA Los Angeles hotel with a haunting history A missing young woman A disturbing video followed by a shocking discovery A cold case mystery that has become an internet phenomenon and for one determined journalist, a life changing quest toward uncomfortable truths Twenty one year old Vancouver

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Minor Feelings: An Asian American ReckoningA ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity In the

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Brother & Sister

Brother & SisterFrom the beloved film star and best selling author of Then Again a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings lives can take When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her

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In the Land of Men

In the Land of MenA fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male dominated literary world of the nineties, becoming the first female literary editor of Esquire, and Miller s personal and working relationship with David Foster Wallace A naive and idealistic twenty two year old from the Midwest, Adrienne

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A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing historyat once sobering and empoweringshowing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to sex

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Something That May Shock and Discredit You

Something That May Shock and Discredit YouFrom the writer of Slates Dear Prudence column comes a witty and clever collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culturefrom the endearingly popular to the staggeringly obscure.Sometimes you just have to yell New York Times bestselling author of Texts from Jane Eyre Daniel M.

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