In her twelfth year, Kirabo, a young Ugandan girl, confronts a piercing question that has haunted her childhood: who is my mother?
Jena Lin plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and is now addicted to sex. She's struggling a little.
Nairobi Noir is an act of excavation, rediscovering the city's ossified past and infusing life to preserve it for future generations. A celebration of the best-known and newest writers to emerge from this part of the world.
Almost everything about Wallace, an introverted African-American transplant from Alabama, is at odds with the lakeside Midwestern university town where he is working toward a biochem degree.
This remarkable book is about everything from echidnas to evolution, cosmology to cooking, sex and science and spirits to Schrödinger's cat. Tyson Yunkaporta looks at global systems from an Indigenous perspective.
Olsen Filipaina, a New Zealand Hall of Fame rugby league legend, was a pathfinder for Māori and Pasifika players. Forty years later, Skene relates the tale of a humble and principled man, a dynamic and magical pioneer of the 'Pacific Revolution'.
In March 1977, just before the arrival of the short rainy season, Comrade President Marien Ngouabi is brutally murdered in Brazzaville, and not even naive Michel can remain untouched. If he is to protect his family, Michel must learn to lie.
In solidarity with the US Black Panther Party, the Polynesian Panthers was founded in response to the racist treatment of Pacific Islanders in the era of the Dawn Raids.
A groundbreaking collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience. It invites readers to question their own assumptions and understandings. It celebrates and documents disability culture in the now.
Set on an Ojibwe reservation in northern Minnesota, This Town Sleeps is the story of Marion Lafournier, a gay Ojibwe man, and his search for meaning in a town he cannot seem to leave.
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