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Heavy: An American Memoir $26.00
Title:

Heavy: An American Memoir

Author: Laymon, Kiese
Publisher: Scribner
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781501125652
Release Date:

10/16/2018

Description:

An essayist and novelist explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception does to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse. A New York Times, Publishers Weekly and NPR Best Book of 2018. A Kirkus Prize finalist.

Educated: A Memoir $28.00
Title:

Educated: A Memoir

Author: Westover, Tara
Publisher: Random House
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780399590504
Release Date:

02/20/2018

Description:

Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn an acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond. A New York Times, Publishers Weekly and Library Journal Best Book of 2018. A #1 NYT best-seller.

There There $25.95
Title:

There There

Author: Orange, Tommy
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780525520375
Release Date:

06/05/2018

Description:

A novel?which grapples with the complex history of Native Americans; with an inheritance of profound spirituality; and with a plague of addiction, abuse and suicide?follows 12 characters, each of whom has private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow. A first novel. A New York Times Best Book of 2018.

The Great Believers $27.00
Title:

The Great Believers

Author: Makkai, Rebecca
Publisher: Viking Press
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780735223523
Release Date:

06/19/2018

Description:

A 1980s Chicago art gallery director loses his loved ones to the AIDS epidemic until his only companion is his daughter, who, decades later, grapples with the disease's wrenching impact on their family. By the author of The Hundred-Year House. A New York Times Best Book and a Washington Post Notable Book of 2018. Shortlisted for the National Book Award.

Dopesick $28.00
Title:

Dopesick

Author: Macy, Beth
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780316551243
Release Date:

08/07/2018

Description:

In a book that includes deeply human and unforgettable portraits of the families and first responders affected, the author takes readers into the epicenter of its America's more than 20-year struggle with opioid addiction. 100,000 first printing. A New York Times best-seller.

An American Marriage $26.95
Title:

An American Marriage

Author: Tayari Jones
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Format:

Cloth

ISBN: 9781616208776
Release Date:

02/06/2018

Description:

Oprah announced her newest Book Club selection as the novel An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined... This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward -- with hope and pain -- into the future.

Washington Black $26.95
Title:

Washington Black

Author: Edugyan, Esi
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780525521426
Release Date:

09/18/2018

Description:

Unexpectedly chosen to be a family manservant, an 11-year-old Barbados sugar-plantation slave is initiated into a world of technology and dignity before a devastating betrayal propels him throughout the world in search of his true self. A New York Times, Washington Post and TIME magazine Best Book of 2018.

Frederick Douglass $37.50
Title:

Frederick Douglass

Author: Blight, David W.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781416590316
Release Date:

10/16/2018

Description:

Chronicles the life of the escaped slave who became one of the greatest orators of his day and a leading abolitionist and writer. A New York Times and Time Best Book of 2018.

American Prison $28.00
Title:

American Prison

Author: Bauer, Shane
Publisher: Penguin Group Usa
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780735223585
Release Date:

09/18/2018

Description:

The National Magazine Award-winning investigative journalist and co-author of A Sliver of Light draws on his experiences working in a Louisiana private prison to connect today's brutal for-profit prison system to the Civil War-era mass incarcerations of African-American workers. A New York Times Best Book of 2018.

Asymmetry $16.00
Title:

Asymmetry

Author: Halliday, Lisa
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781501166785
Release Date:

10/16/2018

Description:

Explores the imbalances that drive dramatic human relations, tracing the overlapping stories of a young American editor's relationship with a famous older writer during the early years of the Iraq War, and an Iraqi-American man who is detained by immigration officers in Heathrow. A Time magazine Best Book of 2018.

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