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WTF: Poems

by Sara Budzik

These evocative poems are a detailed but disciplined examination of a daughter’s understanding of her father. Laura Foley’s WTF is a collection of poems that reflect on and process the author’s relationship with her father, who... Read More

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Last Man Standing

by Gary Presley

"Last Man Standing" is a thoughtful and exhaustive account of the life of Mort Sahl. With Last Man Standing, James Curtis offers a comprehensive and generally admiring biography of Mort Sahl, a stand-up comedian who brought the... Read More

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Frank Little and the IWW

by J. G. Stinson

Little’s is, above all, a human story about a man who fought for justice and fair treatment for workers. Both a work of history and biography, Jane Little Botkin’s "Frank Little and the IWW" views the early days of the US labor... Read More

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Against All Odds

by Ella Vincent

In telling the story of how Lungu calmed the volatile transfer of power in Zambia, "Against All Odds" is an engaging political biography. "Against All Odds" is an enlightening biography of the president of Zambia, Edgar Lungu. Zambian... Read More

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Indomitable

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Always enthusiastic, often imperfect, Grier helped develop and sustain an industry, not just for herself, but for so many others. Joanne Passet’s Indomitable: The Life of Barbara Grier presents the life of LGBTQ publishing pioneer... Read More

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Gertrude Weil

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

The world came to Gertrude Weil’s door, and Leonard Rogoff shows in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South that she, in turn, bridged worlds. Born in 1879, a North Carolina Jew of German descent, Weil was educated at Smith... Read More

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