Let’s celebrate this glorious Tuesday with some New Releases. This is an exciting group of titles. As always the book’s blurbs are provided by their publishers.
For the first time, Angelou reveals the triumphs and struggles of being the daughter of Vivian Baxter, an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence absent during much of Angelou’s early life. When her marriage began to crumble, Vivian famously sent three-year-old Maya and her older brother away from their California home to live with their grandmother in Stamps, Arkansas. The subsequent feelings of abandonment stayed with Angelou for years, but their reunion, a decade later, began a story that has never before been told.
With the quality of political engagement at an all-time low—and threats to social justice and ecological sustainability at an…
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