Books

Forthcoming Releases

$pread

Edited by
Audacia Ray
Eliyanna Kaiser
Rachel Aimee

$pread, an Utne award–winning magazine by and for sex workers, was independently published from 2005 to 2011. This collection features the enduring essays about sex work around the world, first-person stories that range from deeply traumatic to totally hilarious, analysis of media and culture, and fantastic original illustrations and photographs produced just for the magazine.

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Divorce Is the Worst

Anastasia Higginbotham
A refreshingly honest portrayal of divorce, this beautifully illustrated book offers children the hope of staying whole as parents split.

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Apocalypse Baby

Virginie Despentes
This on-the-road mystery follows the search for a missing girl, providing a scathing commentary on contemporary life.

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Eat My Heart Out

Zoe Pilger
"A foul-mouthed Nancy Mitford for the Gawker generation."

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Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate

Letty Cottin Pogrebin
The son of Holocaust survivors promises he'll marry Jewish--but life intervenes when he meets Cleo, an African American activist.

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WSQ: Child

WSQ Volume 43, Numbers 1&2
Edited by
Sarah Chinn
Anna Mae Duane
Children--in what ways are they innocent or implicated in the construction of global economy, race, gender, and nation?

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Thérèse and Isabelle

Violette Leduc
This hidden classic, censored for half a century, follows the obsessive pleasures and repressed secrets of two schoolgirls in love.

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Stella Dallas

Olive Higgins Prouty
“One of the most entertaining, excellently sustained and consistently developed novels of the season.” —New York Times (1941)

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