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    Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature

    Farah Jasmine Griffin

    Hardback

    “A masterpiece... Farah Jasmine Griffin’s magical words enchant and empower us like those of her towering heroes.”—Cornel West

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    Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays

    Jesse McCarthy

    Hardback

    A supremely talented young critic’s essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters.

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    Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution

    Adrienne Rich, Eula Biss

    Paperback

    The groundbreaking investigation into motherhood and womanhood from an influential and enduring feminist voice, now for a new generation.

  • 9780393867374 72

    Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays

    Alexandra Petri

    Paperback

    These impossibly cheerful essays on the routine horrors of the present era explain everything from the resurgence of measles to the fiasco of the US presidency.

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    Allegorizings

    Jan Morris

    Hardback

    New York Times Book Review • Editors' Choice

    Jan Morris delivers her final volume, brimming with reminiscences, meditations on daily life, and mini-essays on everything from maturity to whistling to Princess Diana.