"She's in a better place now," adults say again and again. But mortality doesn't seem better, it seems stupid. This forthright exploration of grief and mourning recognizes the anger, confusion, and fear that we feel about death.
Two unlikely friends, cast out of their own families, search for understanding in 1950s Bohemian New York City.
Beijing Comrades--the first gay novel published in mainland China--is a tale of capitalism, love, power, and secrecy.
What would a world that matched your values look like?
An outsider within her Jersey Shore family, Chef Rossi finds a home for her punk sensibilities inside the kitchen.
Contributors explore the 1970s, a decade that transformed the very notion of female power regarding their bodies, pleasures, and work.
This beloved, groundbreaking collection created the necessary coursework to develop the field of black women's studies in the US.
“One of the most entertaining, excellently sustained and consistently developed novels of the season.” —New York Times (1941)
This hidden classic, censored for half a century, follows the obsessive pleasures and repressed secrets of two schoolgirls in love.
The son of Holocaust survivors promises he'll marry Jewish--but life intervenes when he meets Cleo, an African American activist.
"A foul-mouthed Nancy Mitford for the Gawker generation."
This on-the-road mystery follows the search for a missing girl, providing a scathing commentary on contemporary life.
A refreshingly honest portrayal of divorce, this beautifully illustrated book offers children the hope of staying whole as parents split.
The essential collection by sex workers on sex work, prostitute rights, and the real media whores who sensationalize them.
A riveting, true-to-life play and provocative essays examine rape and bullying culture, offering resources for survivors and bystanders.
The most visionary book on gender and sexuality today.
The original manifestos, calls to arms, and rallying cries of the Riot Grrrl revolution, collected here for the first time.
Join author Ana Castillo as she reads from her new memoir Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me.
Hear from the latest Ordinary Terrible Things book, DEATH IS STUPID!
Reading sponsored by Providence SoundCareKids.
Join Anastasia Higginbotham in LA!
If you're in Asheville, don't miss this read-a-long of DEATH IS STUPID.