FYE 2017-2018 Digital Catalog
TitleThe Art of Stillness
AuthorIyer, Pico
Sub-ImprintTED Conferences LLC
FormatHardcover
Category 1Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN-139781476784724
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$21.99
Pages96
Title StatusAS
A follow up to Pico Iyer’s essay “The Joy of Quiet,” The Art of Stillness considers the unexpected adventure of staying put and reveals a counterintuitive truth: The more ways we have to connect, the more we seem desperate to unplug.
TitleThe Elephants in My Backyard
AuthorSurendra, Rajiv
Sub-ImprintRegan Arts.
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781682450505
US Price$26.95
CDN Price
Pages288
Title StatusAS
Rajiv Surendra was filming Mean Girls, playing the beloved rapping mathlete Kevin Gnapoor, when a cameraman insisted he read Yann Martel's Life of Pi. So begins his "lovely and human" (Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy) tale of obsessively pursuing a dream, overcoming failure, and finding meaning in life.
TitleThe Fire This Time
AuthorWard, Jesmyn
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501126352
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
A surprise New York Times bestseller, these groundbreaking essays and poems about race—collected by National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward and written by the most important voices of her generation—are “thoughtful, searing, and at times, hopeful. The Fire This Time is vivid proof that words are important, because of their power to both cleanse and to clarify” (USA TODAY).
TitleThe Black Male Handbook
AuthorPowell, Kevin
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Self-Help
ISBN-139781416592242
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages272
Title StatusAS
Author and activist Kevin Powell and contributors Lasana Omar Hotep, Jeff Johnson, Byron Hurt, Dr. William Jelani Cobb, Ryan Mack, Kendrick B. Nathaniel, and Dr. Andre L. Brown tap into the social and political climate rising in the African American community with this collection of essays for Black males on surviving, living, and winning.
TitleBlack Privilege
AuthorTha God, Charlamagne
Sub-ImprintTouchstone
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501145308
US Price$25.99
CDN Price$34.99
Pages320
Title StatusAS
Instant New York Times Bestseller
Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” co-host of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “hip-hop’s Howard Stern”—shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one’s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.
TitleThe Blood of Emmett Till
AuthorTyson, Timothy B
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781476714851
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Title StatusBSB
* Longlisted for the National Book Award * Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award * A New York Times Notable Book * A Washington Post Notable Book * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2017 * An Atlanta Journal-Constitution Best Southern Book of 2017 *

This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement—the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till—“and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren’t often enough asked to do with history: learn from it” (The Atlantic).
TitleThe Boys of Dunbar
AuthorDanois, Alejandro
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781451666984
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages296
Title StatusAS
The inspiring true story of a remarkable coach whose superb undefeated high-school basketball team in 1980s Baltimore produced four NBA players and gave hope to a desperate neighborhood and city—“a feel-good story that is timely as well as true” (Glenn C. Altschuler, Florida Courier).
TitleThe Education of Kevin Powell
AuthorPowell, Kevin
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501118579
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages304
Title StatusAS
In the spirit of Piri Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets and Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, writer and activist Kevin Powell’s memoir—“illuminating…an education for us all” (USA Today)—vividly recounts the horrific poverty of his youth and his struggles to overcome a legacy of anger, violence, and self-hatred.
TitleHeads of the Colored People
AuthorThompson-Spires, Nafissa
Sub-Imprint37 INK
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501167997
US Price$23
CDN Price$32
Pages224
Title StatusBSB
Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.
TitleThe House at Sugar Beach
AuthorCooper, Helene
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780743266253
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Title StatusAS
Journalist Helene Cooper examines the violent past of her home country Liberia and the effects of its 1980 military coup in this deeply personal memoir and finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award.