Paperback Nonfiction

This week's paperback nonfiction bestsellers at The Book Table.

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.


Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781476797717
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 10th, 2015

An award-winning national bestseller, Walking with the Wind is one of our most important records of the American Civil Rights Movement.


Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Cover Image
By Monique Morris, Mankaprr Conteh (Foreword by), Melissa Harris-Perry (Foreword by)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781620973424
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2018

The "powerful" (Michelle Alexander) exploration--featured by The Atlantic, Essence, the Washington Post, New York magazine, NPR, and others--of the harsh and harmful experiences confronting Black girls in schools

In a work that Lisa Delpit calls "imperative reading," Monique W.


Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side Cover Image
$20.25
ISBN: 9780226526027
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 5th, 2018

“Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools.”
 
That’s how Eve L. Ewing opens Ghosts in the Schoolyard: describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside.


The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$12.56
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

"Basically the finest essay I’ve ever read. . . . Baldwin refused to hold anyone’s hand. He was both direct and beautiful all at once. He did not seem to write to convince you. He wrote beyond you.” --Ta-Nehisi Coates
 


So You Want to Talk About Race Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781580058827
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Published: Seal Press - September 24th, 2019

In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America


My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781942094470
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Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER

"My Grandmother's Hands will change the direction of the movement for racial justice."— Robin DiAngelo, New York Times bestselling author of White Fragility


Intimations: Six Essays Cover Image
$9.86
ISBN: 9780593297612
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Published: Penguin Books - July 28th, 2020

“Smith does more than illuminate what we're going through right now. She offers a model of how to think ourselves through a fraught historical moment without getting hysterical or sanctimonious, without losing our compassion or our appreciation for what's good in other people. She teaches us how to be better at being human.” —John Powers, Fresh Air


On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804190114
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Published: Tim Duggan Books - February 28th, 2017

#1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.


The End of Policing Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781784782924
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Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER