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A map of future ruins - on borders and belonging

"A provocative, virtuosic inquiry that reveals how the valorization of times and migrations past are intimately linked to our exclusion and demonization of migrants in the present When and how did migration become a crime? Why did "Greek ideals" become foundational to the West's idea of itself? How have our personal migration myths -and our nostalgia for a lost world of clear borders and values - shaped our troubling new realities? In 2020, Lauren Markham went to Greece to cover the burning of a

I heard her call my name - a memoir of transition

"An autobiography-viewing the author's life from the transformative lens of her recent transition-and a critical examination of the trans strain in Western culture"--

How to live free in a dangerous world - a decolonial memoir

"Poet and journalist Shayla Lawson follows their National Book Critics Circle finalist. This Is Major with these daring and exquisitely crafted essays, where Lawson journeys across the globe, finds beauty in tumultuous times, and powerfully disrupts the constraints of race, gender, and disability. With their signature prose, at turns bold, muscular, and luminous, Shayla Lawson travels the world to explore deeper meanings held within love, time, and the self. Through encounters with a gorgeous go

Ghosts of segregation - American racism, hidden in plain sight

"Seven years ago, Richard Frishman embarked on a 25,000-mile journey in his car that took him from his home state of Washington to Maine, from Mississippi to Michigan. The photographs he took along the way--in major cities, backwater towns and in the countryside--capture structures and landscapes that speak to America's history of racial oppression. Frishman's goal in documenting these places and sites was to heighten awareness, motivate action and spark an honest conversation about the legacy o

Dear Black girls - how to be true to you

"From Olympic gold medalist and two-time professional basketball MVP A'ja Wilson comes an inspirational collection on what it means to grow up as a Black girl in America. This is a book for all the girls with an apostrophe in their name. This is for all the girls who are "too loud" and "too emotional." This is for all the girls who are constantly asked, "Oh, what did you do with your hair? That's new." This is for my Black girls. In this empowering and deeply personal collection-adapted from and

The cure for burnout - how to build better habits, find balance, and reclaim your life

"Is dread the first thing you feel when you wake up in the morning? Are you working in the evenings and on weekends to "catch up"? Have you already beat burnout once, only to find it creeping back? If you answered yes to any of these, you're in need of acure for burnout. In The Cure for Burnout, burnout management coach and TikTok influencer Emily Ballesteros combines scientific and cultural research, her expertise in organizational psychology, and the tried-and true strategies she's successfull