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Octavia's brood : science fiction stories from social justice movements

"Whenever we envision a world without war, without prisons, without capitalism, we are producing visionary fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. This book brings twenty ...

Unsheltered : a novel —Kingsolver, Barbara, author.

How could two hardworking people do everything right in life, a woman asks, and end up destitute? Willa Knox and her husband followed all the rules as responsible parents and professionals, and have nothing to show for i...

The end of men —Sweeney-Baird, Christina, author.

The year is 2025, and a mysterious virus has broken out in Scotland--a lethal illness that seems to affect only men. When Dr. Amanda MacLean reports this phenomenon, she is dismissed as hysterical. By the time her warnin...

Walkaway —Doctorow, Cory, author.

"Hubert, Seth, and their ultra-rich heiress friend Natalie are getting a little old to hang out at the "Communist parties," techno-raveups in abandoned industrial spaces, full of insta-printed drugs and toys. And Natalie...

Most anything you please —Morgan-Cole, Trudy J., 1965- author.

For decades, the Holloways have operated a convenience store in the working-class neighborhood of Rabbittown in St. John's, and every customer has a story. In a vibrant, contemporary family saga, filled with idiosyncrati...

Les ambitions d'Aglaé : roman historique —Charland, Jean-Pierre, 1954- author.

Queb́ec, 1962. Aglae ́approche de l|́|âge adulte. Deux sceńarios s|́|offrent à elle : terminer son cours classique pour faire plaisir à sa mère ou travailler à la radio |́| un rêve qu|́|elle caresse depuis qu|́|el...

Morningside Heights : a novel —Mendelson, Cheryl, 1946-

The life of a family in Morningside Heights in 1999 is being threatened by gentrification, and they contemplate a move to the suburbs.

Unsheltered —Kingsolver, Barbara, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2018
Availability: 7 of 7

The story of two families, in two centuries, who live at the corner of Sixth and Plum, as they navigate the challenges of surviving a world in the throes of major cultural shifts. In this mesmerizing story told in altern...

Two boys kissing —Levithan, David, author.

A chorus of men who died of AIDS observes and yearns to help a cross-section of today's gay teens who navigate new love, long-term relationships, coming out, self-acceptance, and more in a society that has changed in man...

The eleventh gate —Kress, Nancy, author.

"WHAT LIES BEYOND THE ELEVENTH GATE ... Despite economic and territorial tensions, no one wants the city-states of the Eight Worlds to repeat the Terran Collapse by going to war. But when war accidentally happens, everyo...

The Sparsholt affair —Hollinghurst, Alan, author.

"From the internationally acclaimed winner of the Man Booker Prize, a sweeping new novel that explores richly complex relationships between fathers and sons as it spans seven transformative decades in England, from the 1...

The winged histories —Samatar, Sofia.

"Four women -- a soldier, a scholar, a poet, and a socialite -- are caught up on opposing sides of a violent rebellion. As war erupts and their loyalties and agendas and ideologies come into conflict, the four fear their...

Vies rapiécées : roman historique —Charland, Jean-Pierre, 1954- author.

Pour les membres de la famille Picard, la fin de 1945 marque les retrouvailles. Thalie rentre d'Angleterre en compagnie de sa fille Aglaé, une enfant née hors mariage. Elle retrouve sa mère Marie, esseulée depuis le ...

The last thing you surrender —Pitts, Leonard, author.

"Pulitzer-winning journalist and bestselling novelist (Freeman) Leonard Pitts, Jr.'s new historical page-turner is a great American tale of race and war, following three characters from the Jim Crow South as they face th...

Aftermath —Burton, LeVar, author.
EBook
2021

"The acclaimed actor's shockingly prescient novel of speculative fiction "presents a near-future United States torn apart by civil war and deep racial strife" ( Tampa Bay Times ). America today is teetering on the edge o...

Kickin' rocks : a romance —Martin, Marianne K., 1945- author.

Jada Baker might be a millennial, but she was born to worry--about her mom, about her job, about abused animals, and about the growing hatred she sees playing out in the news every day. But she also believes that the sys...

Death coming up the hill : a novel —Crowe, Chris, author.

Douglas Ashe keeps a weekly record of historical and personal events in 1968, the year he turns seventeen, including the escalating war in Vietnam, assassinations, rampant racism, and rioting; his first girlfriend, his p...

Empty —Weyn, Suzanne.

When, just ten years in the future, oil supplies run out and global warming leads to devastating storms, senior high school classmates Tom, Niki, Gwen, Hector, and Brock realize that the world as they know it is ending a...

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