The long list of favorites (nonfiction)

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Pulling the Chariot of the Sun: A Memoir of a Kidnapping By Shane McCrae Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781668021743
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Published: Scribner - August 1st, 2023

What happens when you're the unreliable narrator of your own life? Shane leads us through the fragile, shifting labyrinth of his childhood memories into adulthood. A haunting exploration of trauma, blackness, attachment, and memory in one of the most beautiful, poetic prose I've ever read.


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Who Needs Gay Bars?: Bar-Hopping Through America's Endangered LGBTQ+ Places By Greggor Mattson Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781503629202
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Published: Redwood Press - May 30th, 2023

A road trip through the changing landscape of gay bars across America. I love the nuance and perspective Greggor brings to his research, a complex narrative that isn't all about disappearance and queer assimilation, but one as varied and colorful as the queer community itself. An incredible, informative read, (even if the author wasn't your college advisor)!


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Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility By Rebecca Solnit (Editor), Thelma Young Lutunatabua (Editor) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642598971
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 4th, 2023

"Hope is not optimism. Optimism assumes the best, and assumes its inevitability, which leads to passivity, as do the pessimism and cynicism assume the worst. Hope, like love, means taking risks and being vulnerable to the effects of loss. It means recognizing the uncertainty of the future and making a commitment to try to participate in shaping it."

This book not only helped me navigate and mitigate my climate anxiety, but shaped my definition of hope. Hope can be a discipline, even a draining, desperate slog, but is still crucial to my politics and the movements I want to be a part of.


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Inciting Joy: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781643753041
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Published: Algonquin Books - October 25th, 2022

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (Pitt Poetry Series) By Ross Gay Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780822963318
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - January 7th, 2015

$15.95
ISBN: 9780807006474
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Published: Beacon Press - January 10th, 2023

Pageboy: A Memoir By Elliot Page Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250878359
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 6th, 2023

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha By Tara Brach Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553380996
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Published: Bantam - November 23rd, 2004

How Far the Light Reaches: A Life in Ten Sea Creatures By Sabrina Imbler Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316540537
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - December 6th, 2022

Rent Girl By Michelle Tea, Lauren McCubbin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Tea, Lauren McCubbin (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780867196207
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Published: Last Gasp - August 1st, 2004

Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much By Jen Winston Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982179175
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Published: Atria Books - October 5th, 2021

Unfollow Me: Essays on Complicity By Jill Louise Busby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635577112
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 7th, 2021

Citizen: An American Lyric By Claudia Rankine Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

We Will Not Cancel Us: And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice By Adrienne Maree Brown, Malkia Devich-Cyril (Afterword by) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781849354226
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Published: AK Press - November 17th, 2020

All About Love: New Visions (Love Song to the Nation #1) By bell hooks Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060959470
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

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That's Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation By Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore (Editor) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781593761950
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Published: Soft Skull - May 28th, 2008

Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next) By Dean Spade Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781839762123
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Published: Verso - October 27th, 2020

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Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation By Eli Clare Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780822360315
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Published: Duke University Press - August 7th, 2015

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Wow, No Thank You.: Essays (Lambda Literary Award) By Samantha Irby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

The Wretched of the Earth By Frantz Fanon, Cornel West (Introduction by), Richard Philcox (Translator) Cover Image
By Frantz Fanon, Cornel West (Introduction by), Richard Philcox (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780802158635
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Published: Grove Press - October 19th, 2021

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong By James W. Loewen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620973929
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Published: New Press - July 17th, 2018