HaymarketBooks, an independent publisher of political nonfiction and poetry, currently is offering 90% off on all their e-books, until this Friday (Nov. 9th). Ahead of the sale’s conclusion, I wanted to run through my favorite Haymarket e-titles.
For this week of Nonfiction November I’ll be pairing nonfiction titles with books nominated for National Book Awards, from Rebecca Makkai’s The Great Believers to Négar Djavadi’s Disoriental.
This year I’ll be participating in Nonfiction November, a month-long challenge to read, write about, and discuss as much nonfiction as possible, with a themed discussion prompt posted at the start of each week.
In 90s Bitch, Allison Yarrow scrutinizes the decade’s media and pop culture for the ways in which each undermined feminism.
Affecting and intimate, Roxane Gay’s memoir of her body meditates on the fraught relationship between private trauma and social injustice.
Mini reviews of two nonfiction anthologies I read this summer: The Feminist Utopia Project and The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race.
I read and read and read. My imagination expanded infinitely.
—Roxane Gay, Hunger