Monica Howell

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My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education

Crucet’s well-written essays are entertaining and accessible, without letting readers or the author herself off the hook for reflecting on and addressing cultural issues. Strongly recommended for all readers.

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim

Primarily recommended for Vernon’s existing fan base, this candid memoir will also be of interest for those who have experienced emotional, physical, or sexual violence, and who are seeking forceful encouragement toward self-empowerment and self-expression.


Think Black: A Memoir

Recommended for readers interested in histories of computing and business, and black history, especially regarding STEM

Becoming Superman: My Journey From Poverty to Hollywood

Recommended for readers of true crime and intense family drama, behind-the-scenes stories of Hollywood and the world of publishing, sf/fantasy fandom, and, especially, Straczynski’s work.


The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief

Recommended for readers who may turn to questionable sources for health advice and would appreciate a readable account of CAM exploration. Less useful for those already familiar with evidence-based forms of CAM.

The Whole-Body Microbiome: How To Harness Microbes

Recommended for readers seeking scientifically accurate consumer health information on the microbiome's relationship to adult health and aging.

Artists and Their Books / Books and Their Artists

Ideal for art history, the history of the book post-World War II, and interactive art buffs, with a wealth of creative inspiration for artists and students as well.

Natural and Home Remedies for Aging Well: 196 Alternative Health and Wellness Secrets That Will Change Your Life

A solid option for readers seeking consumer health information on aging.

Winning the War on Cancer: The Epic Journey Towards a Natural Cure

May be appreciated by alternative health advocates and practitioners.

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