I love both fiction and nonfiction. Magical realism, secret histories, horror, the morbid, and the macabre are particular areas of fascination.
This book is so charming and accessible. A must read. Give this to your well-meaning aunt who says all of this is "just too confusing."
A wonderful gift for new parents, or a great overview for how we can unlearn misogyny in our daily lives. Adichie’s writing is so warm, it feels like a conversation with a friend (which it originally was).
Have you ever read a graphic novel with a bibliography?Reading this and taking in the beautiful illustrations is a meditation. The theory is good thought exercise, even if you find yourself disagreeing on some points.Witchbody will bring more beauty and consideration into your life.
Essential for every feminist’s coffee table. Laugh so you won’t cry!
A punk rock coming-of-age told with raw emotional immediacy.
I’m not sure I’ve ever read anything that better captured misfit teenage girlhood. Gross, embarrassing, harrowing, and absolutely gripping. There’s nothing precious about this protagonist.
This book will earn your love and then traumatize you terribly. Be warned. The language is natural, the characters people I knew in my own childhood. It’s like a workout for the heart- it’ll leave you sore but very alive.
An emotional, visually enticing story of acceptance.
A surprisingly natural meeting place for history, social justice, and ghost stories, and an addictive read.
A conversational and vulnerable exploration of the many ways death impacts us. Warm and familiar.
A lighthearted but respectful exploration of some of the ways we deal with our dead. Coming from a perspective of cultural health and ecological conservation, you’ll walk away with as many questions as answers.
A beautifully illustrated book that prizes dreaming big and teaches kids that being tough and tender can go hand in hand.
An engaging, witty, and accessible dive into the anthropology and biology behind a long-standing taboo.