Beyond the Gender Binary

Beyond the Gender BinaryPocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space Space to think Space to connect Space to be yourself And this is your invitation to join us n nIn Beyond the Gender Binary, poet, artist, and LGBTQIA rights activist Alok Vaid Menon deconstructs, demystifies, and reimagines the gender bi

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After Australia

After AustraliaClimate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope n nIn this unflinching new anthology, twelve of Australia s most daring Indigenous writers and writers of colour provide a glimpse of Au

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Figure It Out

Figure It OutToward what goal do I aspire, ever, but collision Always accident, concussion, bodies butting together By collision I also mean metaphor and metonymy operations of slide and slip and transfuse n n In his new nonfiction collection, poet, artist, critic, novelist, and performer Wayne Koestenb

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Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity

Brown Album: Essays on Exile and IdentityA Vintage Original nFrom the much acclaimed novelist and essayist, a beautifully rendered, poignant collection of personal essays, chronicling immigrant and Iranian American life in our contemporary moment n nNovelist Porochista Khakpour s family moved to Los Angeles after fleeing the Iranian Revolu

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Pass with Care

Pass with CareIn this funny, lyrical, and piercingly insightful collection of essays and poems, trans writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier explores his experiences of gender and sexuality against the backdrop of early 90s, punk fueled San Francisco queer culture.

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So You Want to Talk About Race

So You Want to Talk About RaceIn this breakout book, Ijeoma Oluo explores the complex reality of today s racial landscape from white privilege and police brutality to systemic discrimination and the Black Lives Matter movement offering straightforward clarity that readers need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial div

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Untamed

UntamedIn her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us Thi

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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

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About RaceIn 2014, award winning journalist Reni Eddo Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren t affected by it She posted a piece on her blog, entitled Why I m No Longer Talking to White People About Race that led to t

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Themes and Variations

Themes and VariationsIn this Kindle exclusive essay, international bestselling humor writer David Sedaris shares the rewards of a book tour and his devoted readers worst kept secrets.Dismissed by a bored author at a book signing, a betrayed young man named David Sedaris made a vow Someday, when it was his turn at the

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Wow, No Thank You.

Wow, No Thank You.A new essay collection from Samantha Irby about aging, marriage, settling down with step children in white, small town America n nIrby is turning forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful books and is

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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

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