The President and the Frog by Achy Obejas explores the resilience of the human spirit and what is possible when danger looms. Boomerang by Carolina De Robertis is a unique and inspiriting bilingual collection of lyrical poetry written in a bold, mostly gender-free English and Spanish that address immigration, displacement, love and activism.
With Carolyn Lee Arnold, Francine Falk-Allen, & Rachel Michelberg Moderated by Brooke Warner For centuries, the only stories that got told were men’s stories. Women’s stories were written out of history, and even in more modern times, deemed less important, domestic, or pedestrian. In the past three decades, the explosion of women’s stories through the […]
Jack Reacher is back in a brand-new page-turning thriller from acclaimed #1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child. Book Passage, along with a number of other bookstores, will be hosting Andrew and Lee Child for their newest Jack Reacher installation, Better Off Dead. Don’t miss out on this team!
Ravi Shankar’s bold and complex self-portrait—and portrait of America (Correctional)—challenges us to rethink our complicity in the criminal justice system and mental health policies that perpetuate inequity and harm. Correctional dives into the inner workings of his mind and heart, framing his unexpected encounters with law and order through the lenses of race, class, privilege, […]
With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature’s Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom—the mighty oak tree. Oaks sustain […]
Peter Coyote’s poems take us on a whirlwind tour of an eclectic and exciting life as an actor and Zen Buddhist priest, meandering from love affairs to marriage to divorce to the Sixties to psychedelic spirituality and beyond. Written over several decades, they read as a collage, each piece distinct and contributing to a cohesive […]
Drawing on exclusive interviews and private correspondence, Gabrielle Selz’s Light on Fire traces the extraordinary life of Sam Francis: a complex and charismatic artist who first learned to paint as a former air-corps pilot encased for three years in a full-body cast.
In conversation with V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) In Becoming Abolitionists, Purnell draws from her experiences as a lawyer, writer, and organizer initially skeptical about police abolition. Purnell argues that police can not be reformed and invites readers to envision new systems that work to address the root causes of violence.
In conversation with Mary Laura Philpott Many, many lists later, Little Pieces of Hope Todd Doughty by pulls together the best of Doughty’s lists along with never-before-seen entries, essays, musings, prompts, quotes, and playlists that offer solace, connection, and a daily touchstone of joy in a difficult world. A beautiful keepsake full of gorgeous illustrations, […]
TODAY Show co-host and meteorologist Dylan Dreyer launches a new picture book series featuring Misty—a little cloud with big feelings! Dylan combines her extensive weather knowledge with her experience as a mom in this very special social-emotional learning franchise.