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Gendered Justice: Intimate Partner Violence and the Criminal Justice System

by Venessa Garcia & Patrick McManimon

Gendered Justice takes a unique, multi-layered look at the various elements that factor into our understanding of domestic violence and how the criminal justice system handles situations of domestic violence....


Girl Reading Girl in Japan

by Tomoko Aoyama & Barbara Hartley

Girl Reading Girl provides the first overview of the cultural significance of girls and reading in modern and contemporary Japan with emphasis on the processes involved when girls read about other girls.

The...


Home To Harlem

by Claude McKay & Wayne F. Cooper

A novel that gives voice to the alienation and frustration of urban blacks during an era when Harlem was in vogue


Beyond My Control: Forbidden Fantasies in an Uncensored Age

by Nancy Friday

The bestselling author of My Secret Garden exposes the wild and sexy fantasies that many of us have but are afraid to share.

For over thirty years, Nancy Friday has written about eros, love, beauty, and seduction....


The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade

by Ann Fessler

In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due...


Lesbian Couples: A Guide to Creating Healthy Relationships

by Clunis D.Merilee & Green Ph.D. G. Dorsey

Written by two experienced lesbian therapists, Lesbian Couples covers a range of topics—commitment ceremonies and marriage, living arrangements, work, money, togetherness and separate identities, coming...


Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life

by Beverly Lowry

From the award-winning novelist and biographer Beverly Lowry comes an astonishing re-imagining of the remarkable life of Harriet Tubman, the “Moses of Her People.”

Tubman was an escaped slave, lumberjack,...


The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family

by Elisabeth Bumiller

With Bumiller's intimate, beautifully written portrait of a middle-class Tokyo housewife, readers finally penetrate the mysteries of the Japanese people to see how they differ from us, and how they are alike....


Communist Indochina

by R. B. B. Smith & Beryl Williams

This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in 1929-30 to the end of the 1970s. It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina...


Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

by Jonathan Kozol

For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents,...


Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China

Asian American Literary Award 2009

by Leslie T. Chang

An eye-opening and previously untold story, Factory Girls is the first look into the everyday lives of the migrant factory population in China.

China has 130 million migrant workers—the largest migration in...


Maya Roads: One Woman's Journey Among the People of the Rainforest

by Mary Jo Jo McConahay

Drawing upon three decades of working, traveling, and living in Central America’s remote and dangerous landscapes, this memoir chronicles a journalist’s fascinating experiences with the people, politics,...


Lady Q: The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen

by Reymundo Sanchez & Sonia Rodriguez

This is a raw and powerful memoir not only of one woman’s struggle to survive the streets but also of her ascent to the top ranks of the new mafia, where the only people more dangerous than rival gangs were...


Going Natural: How to Fall in Love with Nappy Hair

by Mireille Liong-A-Kong

With 73 percent of African American women suffering from hair breakage due to the use of straightening chemicals, this guide is the perfect resource to help them on their endeavor to go natural. The book not...


Rainbow Pie: A Redneck Memoir

by Joe Bageant

Set between 1950 and 1963, this coming-of-age memoir discusses one of America’s most taboo subjects—social class. Combining recollection, accounts, and analysis, this book leans on Maw, Pap, Ony Mae, and...


Gay Conversations with God: Straight Talk on Fanatics, Fags and the God Who Loves Us All

by James Alexander Alexander Langteaux

Representing a first in gay and Christian publishing, this provocative book presents a complete reversal of thought and action, contending that God loves homosexuals without attempting to refute scripture references....


Queen Unseen: My Life with the Greatest Rock Band of the 20th Century

by Peter Hince

An intimate and affectionate insider's story of his years spent alongside Queen, with exclusive personal photos

 

For more than a decade, Peter Hince worked alongside one of the greatest bands in the history...


Why You're Not Married . . . Yet: The Straight Talk You Need to Get the Relationship You Deserve

by Tracy McMillan

This paperback edition includes an exclusive conversation between Bill and Giuliana Rancic, hosts of NBC’s Ready for Love, and Tracy McMillan, one of its expert matchmakers. This new relationship show features...


Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue

by Nicholas Teich

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences...


The Googlization of Everything: (And Why We Should Worry)

by Siva Vaidhyanathan

In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission-"To...