Kathleen McCallister

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Disability Pride: Dispatches from a Post-ADA World

A sincere, thoughtful look at the advances made by the disabled community that deserve celebration and the improvements still to be made in all areas.
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Mardi Gras Indians

Williams’s concise book effectively synthesizes numeral primary and secondary sources into an excellent overview of the origins of Mardi Gras tribes and the reasons for their continued endurance. Particularly recommended for libraries looking to add to collections on Black American cultural traditions.
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Wolf Hustle: A Black Woman on Wall Street

An absorbing, instructive look at the victories and pitfalls of a life driven by the hustle. The page space that Fabré devotes to her youth might frustrate those hoping for even more dirt on the Wall Street life, but it’ll strike a chord with readers who recognize her aspirations and yearnings.
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Both Sides of the Fire Line: Memoir of a Transgender Firefighter

A deeply personal account of a unique life and the bravery it takes to be the person one is meant to be.
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Conversations with Women in Music Production: The Interviews

A thought-provoking look at an oft-neglected facet of the music industry, most valuable for the diverse viewpoints and thoughts expressed by its subjects.
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Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence

As a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Weinstein name, Auletta’s volume is a critical text and worthy of sitting beside Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor’s She Said.

The Pornography Wars: The Past, Present, and Future of America’s Obscene Obsession

A mature, thoughtful book about a complex and divisive topic. No matter their personal opinions, readers will likely find observations here to inform their thoughts about pornography’s creation and consumption.
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The Adventures of Herbie Cohen: World’s Greatest Negotiator

A fast-paced, clear-eyed view of a colorful character and a complicated father. Any library with Rich Cohen’s other works (or Herb Cohen’s best seller You Can Negotiate Anything) will find this a solid add for their collections.

Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation

An eye-opening, heartbreaking study of the racism deeply embedded in U.S. medicine and society; critical for any reader interested in racism’s effects on quality of life.
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