Category:

 Economics

Awards:Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General Non Fiction

'Essential. A compelling and damning exploration of the abuse of one of our basic human rights: shelter.' --Owen Jones
'If I could require the president to read one book it would be Evicted' --Zadie S... read more

General Fields
: 9780141983318
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Matthew Desmond
: 432
: 339.460973
: en
: Paperback
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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
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Category:

 Novel

Awards:Winner of National Book Awards: Fiction 2016. Long-listed for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2017.

Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves, but Cora is an outcast even among her fellow Africans, and she is coming into womanhood; even greater pain awaits. Caesar, a recent arrival fr... read more

General Fields
: 9780708898376
: Little, Brown Book Group
: Fleet
: 235mm X 158mm X 27mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Colson Whitehead
: 352
: en
: Paperback
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The Underground Railroad
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Category:

 Politics

Awards:Winner of Pulizter Prize for Biography 2017 Shortlisted for Costa Biography Award 2016 Shortlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES' TOP 10 BOOKS OF 2016 

The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the ... read more

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: 9780241966280
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Hisham Matar
: 304
: 961.2042092
: en
: 1
: Paperback
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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
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Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Winner Pultizer Prize for Poetry 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist for poetry 2016  PEN/Jean Stein Book Award finalist 2017  Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award finalist 2017  Named a top poetry book of spring 2016 by Library Journal Part fact, part fiction, 

Tyehimba Jess's much anticipated second book weaves sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded African American performers directly before and after the Civil War up to World War I.
Olio is an effort to understand ... read more

General Fields
: 9781940696201
: Wave Books
: Wave Books
: 254mm X 203mm X 18mm
: United States
Special Fields
: Tyehimba Jess
: illustrations
: 256
: 821.92
: Paperback
: books
Olio
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Category:

 Fiction

Description: <b>Winner of the 2016 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize</b> "From first moments to last, this compassionate but clear-eyed play throbs with heartfelt life, with characters as complicated as any you'll encounter a... read more

General Fields
: 9781559365321
: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Special Fields
: Lynn Nottage
: 2017000957
: General Adult
: 812/.54
: English
: Paperback
: books
Sweat (play script)
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