5 Bubble Teas, Cathy Park Hong, Essays, Memoir, Non-Fiction, One World, Race, Review

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

Published by One World on February 25th, 2020

Genres: Essays, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Race

Pages: 209

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“The most damaging legacy of the West has been its power to decide who our enemies are, turning us not only against our own people, like North and South Korea, but turning me against myself.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Ibram X. Kendi, Memoir, Non-Fiction, One World, Race, Review

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Published by One World on August 13th, 2019

Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction, Race

Pages: 305

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“The gift of seeing myself as Black instead of being colorblind is that it allows me to clearly see myself historically and politically as being antiracist, as a member of the interracial body striving to accept and equate and empower racial difference of all kinds.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Mira Jacob, Non-Fiction, One World, Review

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

Published by One World on March 26th, 2019

Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 349

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“Sometimes, you go along with it and pretend nothing happened. Sometimes, you hold your breath until the feeling of wanting to be believed passes. Sometimes, you weigh explaining against staying quiet and know they’re both just different kinds of heavy.”


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4 Bubble Teas, ARC, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism, One World, Review, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Advance Review: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Published by One World on September 24th, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, Magical Realism

Pages: 432

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“I simply told myself this thing that must become my truth. I am free.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Fatimah Asghar, One World, Poetry, Review

If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar

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If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar

Published by One World on June 26th, 2018

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 128

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“he’s not my president but I live
in a country whose sun is war
we keep rotating around its warmth
our faces, sun-kissed, each & every morning.”


 

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