BOOKS

Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home: A Memoir
Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home: A Memoir

Pig Candy: Taking My Father South, Taking My Father Home: A Memoir

  • Pig Candy is a candid and moving memoir of a daughter’s deep love for her father both when he is most difficult to love and impossible not to. Unforgettable and powerful, we are changed for the better by every page of it.” — Edwidge Danticat, author of Brother, I’m Dying
  • Publisher: Free Press
  • ISBN-10: 1416547673
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Black, White, Other
Black, White, Other

Black, White, Other

  • “Black, White, Other is an example of how we can talk about race with feeling, humor, and dignity.” – The New York Times
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • ISBN-10: 0688143474
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The Color Purple: A Memory Book
The Color Purple: A Memory Book

The Color Purple: A Memory Book

  • A behind-the-scenes look at how Alice Walker’s book made its way to Broadway, including interviews with the stars, the producers, and Walker herself.
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • ISBN-10: 0786718447
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Best African American Essays 2010
Best African American Essays 2010

Best African American Essays 2010

  • “A cracking good read, something that all too few essay anthologies manage to be.”–“Kirkus Reviews”
  • Publisher: One World
  • ISBN-10: 0553385372
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O’s Little Book of Happiness
O’s Little Book of Happiness

O’s Little Book of Happiness

  • With a sprightly dose of insightful inspiration, a sprinkling of practical advice, and a bounty of exuberant stories by great writers, O’s Little Book of Happiness features some of the best work ever to have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine.
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • ISBN-10: 1250068568
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These Hands I Know: African-American Writers on Family
These Hands I Know: African-American Writers on Family

These Hands I Know: African-American Writers on Family

  • Contributors include: Fred D’Aguiar, Tara Betts, Gwendolyn Brooks, Karen Chandler, Edwidge Danticat, Gerald Early, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Lise Funderburg, Walter Warren Harper, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Trent Masiki, E. Ethelbert Miller, Marilyn Nelson, Kalamu ya Salaam, Della Scott, Alice Walker
  • Publisher: Sarabande Books
  • ISBN-10: 1889330728
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Live Your Best Life: A Treasury of Wisdom, Wit, Advice, Interviews, and Inspiration from O, The Oprah Magazine
Live Your Best Life: A Treasury of Wisdom, Wit, Advice, Interviews, and Inspiration from O, The Oprah Magazine

Live Your Best Life: A Treasury of Wisdom, Wit, Advice, Interviews, and Inspiration from O, The Oprah Magazine

  • “This first annual edition of Live Your Best Life pulls together over 100 of the most empowering, energizing, and entertaining articles from the magazine’s last two years.”
  • Publisher: Oxmoor House
  • ISBN-10: 0848731050
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Twenty-First Century Dog
Twenty-First Century Dog

Twenty-First Century Dog

  • “A light-hearted look at the future of the dog in the 21st century,” edited by Michael J. Rosen
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
  • ISBN-10: 1584790415
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The American Civil Rights Movement  Readings & Interpretations
The American Civil Rights Movement  Readings & Interpretations

The American Civil Rights Movement Readings & Interpretations

  • “The works of eminent scholars, historians, legislators, and jurists alternate with the voices of movement leaders and followers, politicians, entertainers, and average citizens, all blending together to tell the story of struggle, failures, and successes on the road to equality for Black Americans.”
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
  • ISBN-10: 0072399872
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Identity Matters: Rhetorics of Difference
Identity Matters: Rhetorics of Difference

Identity Matters: Rhetorics of Difference

  • “Showing the interconnections between such issues as race, class, gender, nationalism, and ability, this multicultural reader introduces basic rhetorical strategies for analyzing the complex variables which define identity in the postmodern world.”
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • ISBN-10: 0132432889
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101 Damnations: The Humorists’ Tour of Personal Hells
101 Damnations: The Humorists’ Tour of Personal Hells

101 Damnations: The Humorists’ Tour of Personal Hells

  • “Today’s leading humorists (including Henry Alford, Sandra Tsing Loh, and Merrill Markoe) conduct a brief tour of the trivial and often universal exasperations we all must endure,” edited by Michael J. Rosen.
  • Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
  • ISBN-10: 0312284802
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