Venessa Hughes

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Neon Girls: A Stripper’s Education in Protest and Power

A fast-paced, engaging book that readers with an interest in feminist thought, memoirs, and labor activism will enjoy
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Cute Crocheted Wild Animals

The wild animals are fun to create and keep, but also to give as gifts for the little ones. This charming book should delight crocheters of all ages.

Stop Telling Women To Smile: Stories of Street Harassment and How We’re Taking Back Our Power

An important addition to women’s studies, art history, and political collections that will also be valuable in more general public library holdings.
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Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

A frank account of who and what is still missing from mainstream feminism that will appeal to readers of women’s and African American studies, and readers seeking a better grasp on history.
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What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man’s Blues

This frank and personal examination of race and racism in America will be an important addition to many collections.

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White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue...and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation

A thoughtful addition to social science and African American studies collections.
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The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning

With charming sketches of the various mushrooms Woon encounters, this moving memoir explores one woman’s journey through grief and will please fans of personal narratives as well as those who may be interested in mushroom foraging.

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Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

An important addition for women’s studies, social justice, and health science collections.

Seasons: Desert Sketches

A short but vital collection of vignettes about nature and place that readers in libraries in the West would especially appreciate.

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