Powerful Women (10/20/21)

The world’s most famous living naturalist with an urgent exploration of hope + a novel of two women rediscovering themselves + an empowering celebration of Black culture + a retired judge’s memoir on the complexities of the American judicial system = this spotlight on powerful women.

THE BOOK OF HOPE: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams

2 starred reviews!

“Goodall is a trusted global force for good, and her keen perspective on hope offers an encouraging, much-needed guide forward.”–Booklist, starred review

“This illuminating conversation between naturalist Goodall (REASON FOR HOPE) and Abrams (coauthor, THE BOOK OF JOY) teases out Goodall’s thoughts on why one should feel hopeful in ‘dark times.'”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali Solomon

2 starred reviews!

“In her second novel, following DISGRUNTLED (2015), Solomon charts the social and cultural geography of her native Philadelphia with clear-eyed affection, and gives each woman character a full-throated voice. Unforgettable.”–Booklist, starred review

“Solomon brings wit and incisive commentary to this pristine take on two characters’ fascinating and painful lives.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

CAREFREE BLACK GIRLS: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture by Zeba Blay

“An insightful, provocative, heartfelt blend of memoir and social commentary that is as revelatory as it is celebratory.”–Booklist, starred review

HER HONOR: My Life on the Bench…What Works, What’s Broken, and How to Change It by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell

“Enriched by intriguing case studies and Cordell’s no-nonsense manner, this is an accessible peek into the halls of justice.”–Publishers Weekly

THE BOOK OF HOPE: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams; 9781250784094; available now.
THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali Solomon; 9780374140052; available now.
CAREFREE BLACK GIRLS: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture by Zeba Blay; 9781250231567; available now.
HER HONOR: My Life on the Bench…What Works, What’s Broken, and How to Change It by LaDoris Hazzard Cordell; 9781250269607; 10/26/21.

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