The Factory: by Hiroko Oyamada
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The Factory: by Hiroko Oyamada

The Factory is an indictment of capitalism: the way it uses us, the ways it…

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Black is the Body: by Emily Bernard
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Black is the Body: by Emily Bernard

The essays provide a carefully rendered profile of a particular life, the many facets of…

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The Worst Kind of Want: by Liska Jacobs
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The Worst Kind of Want: by Liska Jacobs

Worst Kind lavishes in the darkness of Cilla’s memories, experiences and repressed emotions.

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The House of Broken Angels: by Luis Alberto Urrea
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The House of Broken Angels: by Luis Alberto Urrea

As white dominant culture begins to fade and other voices from the American experience take…

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The Queens of Animation: by Nathalia Holt
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The Queens of Animation: by Nathalia Holt

While there were certainly a handful of women working on assorted projects, their contributions were…

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Left on Base in the Bush Leagues: by Gaylon H. White
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Left on Base in the Bush Leagues: by Gaylon H. White

While Left on Base in the Bush Leagues is a fascinating and worthwhile book on…

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Exhalation: by Ted Chiang
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Exhalation: by Ted Chiang

A worthy successor to Chiang’s previous work, showing a mind wrestling with Big Ideas –…

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The Water Dancer: by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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The Water Dancer: by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Water Dancer lacks the power of We Were Eight Years in Power and Between…

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Janis: by Holly George-Warren
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Janis: by Holly George-Warren

Janis feels like the most realistic, accurate and comprehensive look yet at Joplin’s short, tragic…

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Frankissstein: by Jeanette Winterson
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Frankissstein: by Jeanette Winterson

Frankissstein is a retelling of Mary Shelley’s gothic classic with a big red kiss of…

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