For fans of Robert Macfarlane or Elizabeth Rush, National Magazine Award winner and The Nation columnist Ben Ehrenreich layers climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences into a stunning reckoning of our current moment and our all too human urge to grapple with apocalypse.
A groundbreaking collection of first person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience Disability Visibility brings together the voices of activists, authors, lawyers, politicians, artists, and everyday people whose daily lives are, in the words of playwright Neil Marcus
Climate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope n nIn this unflinching new anthology, twelve of Australia s most daring Indigenous writers and writers of colour provide a glimpse of Au
In this funny, lyrical, and piercingly insightful collection of essays and poems, trans writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier explores his experiences of gender and sexuality against the backdrop of early 90s, punk fueled San Francisco queer culture.
In his debut essay collection, award winning poet Jaswinder Bolina meditates on how race, as he puts it, becomes metaphysical the cumulative toll of the microaggressions and macro pressures lurking in the academic market, on the literary circuit, in the dating pool, and on the sidewalks of any g
There is a voice of longing inside every woman We strive so mightily to be good good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends We believe all this striving will make us feel alive Instead, it leaves us feeling weary, stuck, overwhelmed, and underwhelmed We look at our lives
This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerfu
In this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today s racial landscape from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial div
From a powerful new voice on racial justice, an eye opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle class white America n nAustin Channing Brown s first encounter with a racialized America came at age 7, when she discovered her parents named her Austin to deceive future employer
Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lock down, by one of the most clear sighted and essential writers of our time n n There will be many books written about the year 2020 historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts This is no
In 2014, award winning journalist Reni Eddo Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren t affected by it She posted a piece on her blog, entitled Why I m No Longer Talking to White People About Race that led to t
From growing up in a family of firefighters on Staten Island to commuting three hours a day to high school and seeing the sights like watching a Russian woman throw a stroller off the back of a ferry , to attending Harvard while Facebook was created, Jost shares how he has navigated the world lik
In this Kindle exclusive essay, international bestselling humor writer David Sedaris shares the rewards of a book tour and his devoted readers worst kept secrets.Dismissed by a bored author at a book signing, a betrayed young man named David Sedaris made a vow Someday, when it was his turn at the
Ali Wong s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero , covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad nIn her hi
A new essay collection from Samantha Irby about aging, marriage, settling down with step children in white, small town America n nIrby is turning forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful books and is
From the best selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today written as a letter to a friend n nA few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a