Upcoming Event Books

All the titles listed below will be discussed during one of our upcoming virtual events! Buy your copy in advance and get ready for some great discussions. Books are listed in order of the events.

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The Body Is Not an Apology, Second Edition: The Power of Radical Self-Love Cover Image
By Sonya Renee Taylor, Ijeoma Oluo (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781523090990
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - February 9th, 2021

New York Times bestseller! "To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves. . . . 'The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace."
—Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum

Mona At Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9781951631017
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Published: Santa Fe Writer's Project - June 30th, 2021


Mona is a Millennial perfectionist who fails upwards in the midst of the 2008 economic crisis. Despite her potential, and her top-of-her-class college degree, Mona finds herself unemployed, living with her parents, and adrift in life and love.

Labyrinth of the Wind: A Novel of Love and Nuclear Secrets in Tehran Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950154302
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Published: Sager Group LLC - January 1st, 2021

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063030923
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Published: Harper - September 14th, 2021

A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps. 

At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and girls—

Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780306925634
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Published: Hachette Books - July 13th, 2021

This definitive account of the battle for reproductive freedom includes a bold new strategy to safeguard our rights, from two lawyers at the forefront of the movement. Reproductive freedom has never been in more dire straits. Roe v. Wade protected abortion rights and Planned Parenthood v. Casey unexpectedly preserved them.

Montale: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101908228
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Published: Everyman's Library - April 7th, 2020

A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets selection of the works of Nobel Prize-winning Italian poet Eugenio Montale, one of the giants of twentieth-century poetry.

The Gilda Stories Cover Image
By Jewelle Gomez, Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780872866744
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Published: City Lights Books - March 29th, 2016

The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time.--Emma Donoghue, author of Room

Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart. This is a book to give to those you want most to find their own strength.--Dorothy Allison

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984820365
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Published: One World - February 25th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness

Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice Cover Image
ISBN: 9781551527383
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 30th, 2018

In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all.

Here is the Sweet Hand: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374602901
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 3rd, 2021


The poems in Here is the Sweet Hand explore solitude as a way of seeing. In particular, the speakers in francine j. harris’ third collection explore the mystique, and myth, of female loneliness as it relates to blackness, aging, landscape and artistic tradition.

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Mumbai Modern: Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by Indian Roots and California Cuisine Cover Image
ISBN: 9781682686287
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Published: Countryman Press - November 2nd, 2021

Discover a world of spice and color in this celebration of Indian cuisine made for the American kitchen.

Danger -- Falling Rocks Cover Image
ISBN: 9780984884964
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Published: Val de Grace - June 15th, 2021

When a Wall Street tycoon insists that his family join him for an annual backpacking trip into the Sierra, some of his children are not enthusiastic about the idea. And that's before people start turning up dead. Ranger Dan Courtwright is first on the scene. And with his friend Sheriff Cal Healey, he sticks with it to the terrifying finish, which is a real cliffhanger. Literally.