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Summary: "A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press's perennial seller Words of Fire"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 MOU

Contents: From The adventures of Roderick Random / Tobias Smollett -- From Memoirs of a woman of pleasure / John Cleland -- From The history of Henry Dumont, esq. / Charlotte Gibber Charke -- I and my chimney / Herman Melville -- From Joseph and his friend : a story of Pennsylvania / Bayard Taylor -- From South sea idyls. In a transport / Charles Warren Stoddard -- From Marius the epicurean / Walter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.8 MIT

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 HAR

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bard 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 REN

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 REC

Baszile, Natalie

Summary: "In this impressive anthology, Natalie Baszile brings together essays, poems, photographs, quotes, conversations, and first-person stories to examine black people's connection to the American land from Emancipation to today. In the 1920s, there were over one million black farmers; today there are just 45,000. Baszile explores this crisis, through the farmers' personal experiences. In their own...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 BAS

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bigwater Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.8 GRE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 808.8 GRE

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1 available in Michigan Room, Call number: MI 808.8 Winters

Summary: Overview: Offering insight into the arts of Great Lakes Native nations, this collection of stories, songs, poetry, speeches, autobiographies, and fiction, spans the centuries from deep past to the present. Elders, war chiefs, religious leaders, and contemporary artists share stories of the creation, stars, animals, heroes, and monsters, along with narratives of hunting, fishing, food-gathering,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ladyslipper 2011

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Contents: The presidential election of 2008 -- Our Michelle -- Reverend Wright revisited -- The United States, past and present -- Personalities -- Profiles -- Race talk -- Sports -- Rita Dove -- African American literature -- Racial identity, enslavement, and the law -- In memoriam: John Hope Franklin.

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World, Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BES

Summary: "A landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout the tumultuous nineteenth century. The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers is the most comprehensive anthology of itskind: an extraordinary range of voices offering the expressions of African American women in print before, during, and after the Civil War....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 POR

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Utah Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 SWE

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 CRO

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: Collection of 80 new poems and prose pieces including some about slavery, Rosa Parks, Hurricane Katrina, Emmett Till, Nina Simone, Dorothy Height, Mari Evans, Gwendolyn Brooks, June Jordan, Richard Fewell, the Ishley Brothers, Jackie Robinson, librarians, and libraries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harlem Moon/Broadway Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 GUM

Summary: Giant steps presents a vibrant and wonderfully diverse collection of young black writing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 GIA

Kirk, Jay.

Summary: An account of the life of the famed explorer and taxidermist assesses his influence on American views about natural-world conservation, covering his dangerous pursuits of wildlife for his dioramas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 590 KIR

Cisneros, Sandra.

Summary: "From the beloved author of The House on Mango Street: a richly illustrated compilation of true stories and nonfiction pieces that, taken together, form a jigsaw autobiography: an intimate album of a literary legend's life and career. From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico, in a region where "my ancestors...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CISNEROS, SANDRA CIS

Summary: Describes life in the Great Lakes Region through stories, poems, and essays.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MI 810.8 St. Antoine

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Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 917.7 GRE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mountaineers Books 2000

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 979.8 SHE

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Museum of African American History and Culture 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.997 GAR

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Schomburg 2017

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Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.9 Fresh

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9977 FRE

Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

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