This week's paperback nonfiction bestsellers at The Book Table.
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.
An award-winning national bestseller, Walking with the Wind is one of our most important records of the American Civil Rights Movement.
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.
“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.$12.56ISBN: 9780679744726Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)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
$15.29ISBN: 9781580058827Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)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$16.16ISBN: 9781942094470Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business daysPublished: 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$9.86ISBN: 9780593297612Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)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$8.99ISBN: 9780804190114Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)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.$16.16ISBN: 9781784782924Availability: In Stock (but it is always wise to call ahead to confirm!)Published: Verso - August 28th, 2018
LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER