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I Am These Truths
I Am These Truths

Hostin traces her journey as a biracial child in a South Bronx housing project who became a successful attorney and…

In the Heights
In the Heights

Details the decades-long creative life of the Broadway hit musical, In the Heights.

A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes
A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes

An intimate and honest account of the last days of a literary genius's life, written by an exceptional witness.

New Women in the Old West
New Women in the Old West

A riveting history of the American West told for the first time through the pioneering women who used the challenges of…

Names of New York
Names of New York

A short, fascinating journey into the past, present, and future of New York City through its place names and the stories…

The Burning
The Burning

With chilling details, humanity, and the narrative thrust of compelling fiction, The Burning recreates the town of…

A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles
A Single Star and Bloody Knuckles

Traces the state's conflicted and dramatic evolution over the past 150 years through its pivotal political players,…

How Iceland Changed the World
How Iceland Changed the World

The untold story of how one tiny island in the middle of the Atlantic has shaped the world for centuries.

American Republics
American Republics

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, the powerful story of a fragile nation as it expands across a contested…

Midnight's Borders
Midnight's Borders

The first true people's history of modern India, told through a seven-year, 9,000-mile journey along its many contested…

Places I've Taken My Body
Places I've Taken My Body

In this collection of searing and ineffable essays, poet Brown describes in gorgeous prose her lifelong struggle with…

Voyagers
Voyagers

Charts the course of the seaborne migrations that populated the islands between Asia and the Americas from late…

Sincerely, Your Autistic Child
Sincerely, Your Autistic Child

Autistic people of diverse backgrounds talk about not just what they wish their parents had known when they were growing…

Cack-Handed
Cack-Handed

Brazen, emboldening tales of the author's arduous childhood and journey to success as a comedian.

Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be
Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be

Combining her sharp wit, stellar pop culture sensibility, and trademark spirited storytelling, Nichole boldly tackles the…

When My Body Was a Clinched Fist
When My Body Was a Clinched Fist

Surin's poetry acts as an acute witness of every breath and follicle of Black life from palm trees, sand and sea to…

Shades of Black
Shades of Black

Examines what happens when race obliterates historical, social, cultural and political differences among populations of…

The School I Deserve
The School I Deserve

Refugees fight for education equality in a Pennsylvania school system.

Refugee
Refugee

A memoir of a Congolese political refugee's harrowing six-year journey from the DRC to the Netherlands.

House of Sticks
House of Sticks

A moving coming-of-age memoir by a young Vietnamese American girl growing up in New York City.

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women

In this beautiful memoir of dislocation, a young girl flees war-torn Liberia with her family to America.

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