Gricel Dominguez

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The Gaijin Cookbook: Japanese Recipes from a Chef, Father, Eater, and Lifelong Outsider

Orkin and Ying make Japanese favorites accessible to fellow gaijin. A great book for Japanophiles and home cooks looking for an intro to the country’s cuisine.

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Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Recommended for web and language nerds alike, encompassing illuminating facts on the origin of acronyms, memes, and digital tone of voice.

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Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram

Great for readers who want to learn more about African gender politics, the history of Boko Haram, and women in the media.

Parkland: Birth of a Movement

An emotionally gripping, very human portrayal of the people behind March for Our Lives. A solid choice for readers interested in current affairs, gun legislation, and young people in America.
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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Norris's experience is one few can match, making this a lively read. However, the author dives deep into the details, which may be distracting for some readers. Overall, this is a good choice for anyone who enjoys travel memoirs.

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An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

Kotlowitz weaves a message of survival and remembrance that encourages readers to take a hard look at violence and justice in America. A powerful selection for anyone interested in social policy, gun violence, and social justice.

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Brown, White, Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion

Mehra's nuanced and thought-provoking work resonates on multiple levels—from the immigrant experience and race relations to accepting one's sexuality, adoption, parenthood, and more. Excellent for readers interested in family and issues of identity in America.

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