Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy is an utterly astounding account of the heinous ways in which the American justice system gets incarceration and the death penalty so wrong – disproportionately in the lives of disenfranchised and marginalized people.
Lindy West’s The Witches are Coming is a hysterical, fierce collection of essays jam-packed with social commentary ranging from the political state of America to whether Adam Sandler is actually funny.
Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs is a beautifully written, heartwarming memoir of the life – in stages from boyhood to womanhood – of trans activist, mother, and professor, Jennifer Finney Boylan, and the lessons that the many dogs in her life left her with.
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Mira Jacob’s Good Talkis a stunning graphic memoir that follows Jacob from adolescence through parenthood as she grapples with her identity as an East Indian woman and with the state of America pre- and post-Trump.
Sarah McBride’s Tomorrow Will Be Different is a moving and empowering memoir about the power of passionate individuals, the fight for trans and LGTBQ+ equality, and McBride’s journey to coming out, finding love, and solidifying her purpose in the world.