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You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

Submitted by jeff on Sun, 04/09/2017 - 9:19pm
They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us Cover Image
By Hanif Abdurraqib, Eve L. Ewing (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781937512651
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - November 7th, 2017

"Not a day has sounded the same since I read him" - Greil Marcus, Village Voice 

Greil Marcus puts it perfectly, I have not seen or heard the world the same since reading this book. Hanif has a strong, profound voice that is increasingly more and more necessary. Using music as his lens the essays in this book examine what it means to be apart of society today. I keep this book on my person and will treasure it for my lifetime. 


The Miseducation of Cameron Post Movie Tie-in Edition Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062884497
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Published: Balzer + Bray - July 3rd, 2018

This is a story for everyone who has ever had to find out how they fit into the world even when it seems the world doesn't have a place for them. Emily Danforth tells a beautiful story of how Cameron falls in love, grapples with grief, faces rejection and comes to terms with who she is and where she belongs.  


Meddling Kids: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101974445
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Published: Anchor - May 29th, 2018

Meddling Kids is full of nostalgia with new twists on a familiar tale, following a teenage detective group now in their 20s they're chasing down the monsters of their past both real and imagined. It's a spooky, hilarious, and just awesome ride. 


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You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain Cover Image
By Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143129202
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Published: Plume - October 4th, 2016

Comedian Phoebe Robinson explores race and feminism in a way that is a delight to read. A perfect blend of wit, pop culture references and personal anecdotes will have you laughing from start to finish. 


Basketball (and Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator), Reggie Miller (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419726477
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 10th, 2017

To read Basketball and Other Things is to enter a weird and wonderful world filled with information about basketball you never knew you needed. Shea is the tour guide to this world and takes you through clever, hilarious and informative chapters about past and present basketball moments with striking illustrations from Arturo Torres it's a trip worth taking whether you're a diehard hoops fan or not.