Superman Smashes The Klan

Superman Smashes The KlanThe year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Chinatown to Downtown Metropolis While Dr Lee is eager to begin his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are excited about being closer to the famous superhero Superman n nTommy adjusts quickly to

Afterlife

AfterlifeThe first adult novel in almost fifteen years by the internationally bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the Garc a Girls Lost Their Accents n nAntonia Vega, the immigrant writer at the center of Afterlife, has had the rug pulled out from under her She has just retired from t

All Boys Aren't Blue

All Boys Aren't BlueIn a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA activist George M Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to

This Is All I Got

This Is All I GotA riveting account of a year in the life of a young, homeless single mother, her quest to find stability and shelter in New York City and the journalist who got too close while telling her story n nMore than forty five million Americans attempt to survive under the poverty line, day by day Nearly 60

Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism

Abolish Silicon Valley: How to Liberate Technology from CapitalismFormer insider turned critic Wendy Liu busts the myths of the tech industry, and offers a galvanising argument for why and how we must reclaim technology s potential for the public good.Innovation Meritocracy The possibility of overnight success What s not to love about Silicon Valley These days,

The Nickel Boys

The Nickel BoysWinner of the 2020 Pulizer Prize for Fiction n nAs the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr Martin Luther King to heart He is as good as anyone Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and n

The Hate U Give

The Hate U GiveSixteen year old Starr Carter moves between two worlds the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police offi

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predatorsn In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hell bent on covering up the truth, at any cost n nIn 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story on

Small Great Things

Small Great ThingsRuth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with than twenty years experience During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she s been reassigned to another patient The parents are white supremacists and don

Know My Name: A Memoir

Know My Name: A MemoirShe was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford s campus Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral viewed

Between the World and Me

Between the World and MeThis 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

The Night Watchman

The Night WatchmanBased on the extraordinary life of National Book Award winning author Louise Erdrich s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with li