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  • A Particular Kind of Black Man

    A Novel

    by Tope Folarin ...
    An NPR Best Book of 2019**A New York Times, Washington Post, Telegraph, and BBC’s most anticipated book of August 2019**One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This SummerA stunning debut novel, from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, Tope Folarin about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uncomfortable assimilation to American life.<... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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    A Particular Kind of Black Man

    by Tope Folarin ...
    Narrated by Prentice Onayemi ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    ****One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer**An NPR Best Book of 2019An “electrifying” (Publishers Weekly) debut novel from Rhodes Scholar and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing about a Nigerian family living in Utah and their uneasy assimilation to American life.Living in small-town Utah has always been an uncomfortable fit for Tunde Akinola’s family, especially for his ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Dickens and Prince

    A Particular Kind of Genius

    by Nick Hornby ...
    From the bestselling author of Just Like You, High Fidelity,and Fever Pitch,a short, warm, and entertaining book about art, creativity, and the unlikely similarities between Victorian novelist Charles Dickens and modern American rock star PrinceEvery so often, a pairing comes along that seems completely unlikely—until it’s not. Peanut butter and jelly, Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un, ducks and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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  • A Particular Kind of Woman

    by TJ Seitz ...
    Non-fiction piece on the power that some women have over men ... Read more

    Free

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    Dickens and Prince

    A Particular Kind of Genius

    by Nick Hornby ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    From the bestselling author of Just Like You, High Fidelity,and Fever Pitch,a short, warm, and entertaining book about art, creativity, and the unlikely similarities between Victorian novelist Charles Dickens and modern American rock star PrinceEvery so often, a pairing comes along that seems completely unlikely—until it’s not. Peanut butter and jelly, Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un, ducks and ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

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  • "It Is Not Good That Man Should Be Alone"

    A Particular Fight for Civil Rights and a Forecast of a Future of African Americans in the United States of America Through Poetry by a Christian Young Man

    Translated by Marsha Ramana, Henriette Kuoh ...
    It Is Not Good That Man Should Be Alone is a compilation of three works written by the author in the sixties and seventies for its large number of writings. This was the great and determining era of the struggles for civil rights in the United States of America, as everybody knows nowstruggles which were also the lot of the author in a very particular way that inspired these fifty-seven poems and ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • A Different Kind of Black Belt

    para-athlete series, #2

    by Lira Brannon ...
    Book 2 - para-athlete series
    17-year-old Meg Barnes is all about control. However, the only kind of control she can find is with a razor. As if life wasn't hard enough, an accident has forced her to view everything from a wheelchair. Then a promise to an old friend forces her to resume her martial arts training and save the Little Ninja Program.While relearning self defense and pushing the limits of her body, new friends drag ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Half a Man

    The Status of Black Man in New York

    Six years ago I met a young colored man, a college student recently returned from Germany where he had been engaged in graduate work. He was born, he told me, in one of the Gulf States, and I questioned him as to whether he intended going back to the South to teach. His answer was in the negative. "My father has attained success in his native state," he said, "but when I ceased to be a boy, he ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Mimesis and Alterity

    A Particular History of the Senses

    series Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology
    In this ambitious and accomplished work, Taussig explores the complex and interwoven concepts of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. The book moves from the nineteenth-century invention of mimetically capacious machines, such as the camera, to the fable of colonial ‘first contact’ and the alleged mimetic power of ‘primitives’. Twenty years after the ... Read more

    $46.95 USD

  • Voyage Into Haiti / In Haitian Creole, French and Spanish: Adventure Beauty Horror Love and Legend: A Particular History of Haiti---Author Creator of the Cinematic Book

    by Ssaint-Jems ...
    I'm shrouded by a force similar to all of the inner womb's love and patience---right at the instance of the new-born entrance of this unpredictable reception. I'm alive as the welcome in this very place---overwhelm by a high spirit of something else I can't explain. Unsure of the greetings up top the steps into Haiti---otherworldly powers presents all sorts of strange feelings, natured with a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Musings of a Particular Bear: A Poetry Collections

    Author James P. Wilcox takes a break from fiction to bring readers Musing of a Particular Bear: A Poetry Collection. The poems included in this new collection cover the usual, but timeless themes of love and loss, life and death, growing up and growing old, solitude and union, joy and sorrow. In a style that is both complex and free, Musings of a Particular Bear is easily accessible to all. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Mimesis and Alterity

    A Particular History of the Senses

    In his most ambitious and accomplished work to date, Michael Taussig undertakes a history of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and its relation to alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. Drawing upon such diverse sources as theories of Benjamin, Adorno and Horckheimer, research on the Cuna Indians, and theories of colonialism and postcolonialism, Taussig shows that the history of mimesis is ... Read more

    $56.95 USD