2022 Releases

Black Spartacus

Black Spartacus

$22.99
The Epic Life of Toussaint LouvertureThe definitive modern biography of the great slave leader, military genius and revolutionary heroThe Haitian Revolution began in the French Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue with...
Overground Railroad

Overground Railroad

$35.00
A young reader's edition of Candacy Taylor's acclaimed book about the history of the Green Book, the guide for Black travelersOverground Railroad chronicles the history of the Green Book, which...
Confucius' Courtyard

Confucius' Courtyard

$44.99
Architecture, Philosophy and the Good Life in ChinaAn accessible and highly-original introduction to Chinese architecture, philosophy and cultural history.For more than three thousand years, Chinese life from the city and...
South Flows the Pearl

South Flows the Pearl

$40.00
Chinese Australian VoicesSouth Flows the Pearl is a fascinating journey through the history of Chinese Australia. Taking the reader from Shanghai and the Pearl River Delta to Sydney, Perth, Cairns,...
The Handshake

The Handshake

$19.99
A Gripping HistoryFor the first time, this quirky and engaging history reveals the secrets of one of our most ancient social gestures.Strangers do it, friends do it, politicians do it...
Entertaining Race

Entertaining Race

$59.99
Performing Blackness in AmericaFrom the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot StopFor more than thirty years, Michael Eric Dyson has played a prominent role in the nation...
Jungle Nama

Jungle Nama

$29.99
Illustrated by Salman ToorThousands of islands rise from the rivers' rich silts, crowned with forests of mangrove, rising on stilts. This is the Sundarban, where great rivers give birth; to...
Liberation Begins in the Imagination

Liberation Begins in the Imagination

$49.99
Writings On British Caribbean ArtToday, around a million British people are of Caribbean descent, reflecting a history of post-war migration that essentially begins and ends with the Nationality Act of...
We Still Have Words

We Still Have Words

$19.99
Georges Salines lost his daughter Lola in the attack on the Bataclan Theatre in Paris on 13th November 2015. Azdyne Amimour lost his son. Both were aged 28.Lola was one...
The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America

The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America

$29.99
The critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rage of a Privileged Class explores one of the most essential rights in America — free speech — and reveals how...
Patient Zero

Patient Zero

$40.00
A Curious History of the World's Worst DiseasesA very timely history of disease outbreaks, from the authors of Quackery: stories of outbreaks (and their patient zeros), plus chapters on the...
No Escape

No Escape

$34.99
The True Story of China's Genocide of the UyghursA devastating account of China’s genocide of the Uyghurs, by a leading Uyghur activist and Time #100 nomineeNury Turkel was born in...
Black and White

Black and White

$29.99
Land, Labor, and Politics in the SouthFeaturing a new foreword by Robin D. G. Kelley, this updated edition of the classic exploration of the economic inequality that fuels systematic racism,...
The Good Girls

The Good Girls

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An Ordinary KillingA masterly and agenda-setting inquest into how the deaths of two teenage girls shone a light into the darkest corners of a nationKatra Sadatganj. A tiny village in...
The Little Book of Drag

The Little Book of Drag

$19.99
Divas, drag family, drama, and deliciousnessA history and appreciation of the fabulous world of dragDrag is the ultimate form of queer expression and art, and with the success of TV's...
Four Hundred Souls

Four Hundred Souls

$22.99
Four Hundred Souls is an epoch-defining history of African America, the first to appear in a generation, told by ninety leading Black voices — co-curated by Ibram X. Kendi, author...
How to Live With Each Other

How to Live With Each Other

$34.99
An Anthropologist's Notes on Sharing a Divided WorldIncreasingly, we are coming to see difference, whether in the form of conflicting values or growing ethnic diversity, as an existential threat. Within...
Crooked Alleys

Crooked Alleys

$29.99
Deliverance and Despair in IranBy 2013, Iranians were suffocating, as though the streets had become narrower, the buildings taller, the dirty air thicker. In electing Hassan Rouhani, they chose a...
In Search of the Color Purple

In Search of the Color Purple

$21.99
The Story of an American MasterpieceFrom a superstar academic and cultural critic, an exploration of Alice Walker's critically acclaimed and controversial novel The Color PurpleIn 1982, Alice Walker made history...
Inside the Critics' Circle

Inside the Critics' Circle

$34.99
Book Reviewing in Uncertain TimesAn inside look at the politics of book reviewing, from the assignment and writing of reviews to why critics think we should listen to what they...
Jack of Hearts QX11594

Jack of Hearts QX11594

$27.99
‘It has been over 100 years since our father was born, 80 years since Father enlisted in the AIF, and over 60 years since he died. How do we go...
Life Between Islands

Life Between Islands

$49.99
Caribbean-British Art 1950s – NowThis fascinating book traces the connection between Britain and the Caribbean in the visual arts from the 1950s to today, a social and cultural history more...
Music is History

Music is History

$45.00
Bestselling author and Sundance award-winning director Questlove offers a thrilling, music-driven ride through the last fifty years of American history.In Music Is History, bestselling author and Sundance award-winning director Questlove...
Say Their Names

Say Their Names

$42.99
For many, the story of the weeks of protests in the summer of 2020 began with the horrific eight minutes and 46 seconds when Police Officer Derek Chauvin killed George...
Dynasties

Dynasties

$45.00
The 10 G.O.A.T. Teams That Changed the NBA ForeverWhat turns a winning team into a dynasty? For many, legitimate dynasties are teams that not only won two or more titles...
Musical Truth

Musical Truth

$16.99
A Musical Journey Through Modern Black BritainMusic can carry the stories of history like a message in a bottle.Lord Kitchener, Neneh Cherry, Smiley Culture, Stormzy . . . Groundbreaking musicians...
A Gypsy in Auschwitz

A Gypsy in Auschwitz

$32.99
How I Survived the Horrors of the Forgotten HolocaustOtto Rosenberg is 9 and living in Berlin, poor but happy, when his family are first detained. All around them, Sinti and...
The Creative Gene

The Creative Gene

$33.99
Translated by Nathan CollinsThe ferociously talented Hideo Kojima, creator of Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding, shares his perspective on the stories and movies that influence his work!Ever since he...
Revolution and Counterrevolution in China

Revolution and Counterrevolution in China

$44.99
The Paradoxes of Chinese StruggleA major new contribution to the study of China's revolutions and counterrevolutions over the past century.Over recent decades China has experienced massive change and development. China...
Palestine Across Millennia

Palestine Across Millennia

$59.99
A History of Literacy, Learning and Educational RevolutionsIn this magisterial cultural history of the Palestinians, Nur Masalha illuminates the entire history of Palestinian learning with specific reference to writing, education,...
The Rise of Modern Despotism in Iran

The Rise of Modern Despotism in Iran

$69.99
The Shah, the Opposition, and the US, 1953-1968The Shah's gradual transition to dictatorship after the 1953 coup in Iran, and its far-reaching consequencesIn this detailed political history of Iran from...
Timelines from Indian History

Timelines from Indian History

$29.99
Explore the rich and complex history of the world's largest democracy, its people and dynasties through visually vibrant timelines packed with information on famous people and key events.Take a journey...
The Bolivian Diary

The Bolivian Diary

$32.99
The last diary of revolutionary Che Guevara with entries up until two days before his murder.This new edition of Che Guevara's diary of the last year of his life describes...
A Kick in the Belly

A Kick in the Belly

$22.99
Women, Slavery and ResistanceA history of slavery that puts enslaved women front and centre.Enslaved women had few opportunities to record their stories for posterity. Yet from their dusty footprints and...
Imperial Intimacies

Imperial Intimacies

$29.99
A Tale of Two IslandsA haunting and evocative history of British empire, told through one woman's family story.'Where are you from?' was the question hounding Hazel Carby as a girl...
My People's Songs

My People's Songs

$34.95
How an Indigenous Family Survived Colonial TasmaniaTarenootairer (c.1806–58) was still a child when a band of white sealers bound her and forced her onto a boat. From there unfolded a...
We Go High

We Go High

$27.99
How 30 Women of Colour Achieved Greatness against all OddsFollow the life lessons of 30 remarkable women of colour — past and present — who have made their mark on...
Rise of the Extreme Right

Rise of the Extreme Right

$12.99
The New Global Extremism and the Threat to DemocracyA detailed examination of the right-wing extremism Australia is facing right now, from the Lowy Institute.ASIO says right-wing extremism now makes up...
Cracking the Wire During Black Lives Matter

Cracking the Wire During Black Lives Matter

$34.99
Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan, Wendell Pierce, Michael K. Williams — first known as Stringer Bell, Wallace, Bunk, and Omar — are just a few of the fruits of The...
Growing up Wiradjuri

Growing up Wiradjuri

$24.99
'These stories form part of our collective history, the way we speak of and live culture still today, and the importance of passing on such stories to younger generations.' —Dr....
In the Black Fantastic

In the Black Fantastic

$70.00
Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Hayward GalleryThis is an expressive exploration of Black popular culture at its most wildly imaginative, artistically ambitious and politically urgent.In the...
Britons Through Negro Spectacles

Britons Through Negro Spectacles

$26.99
'We shall therefore confine our walk to Central London where people meet on business during the day, and to West London where they meet for pleasure at night. If you...
Home in the World

Home in the World

$55.00
The extraordinary early life in India and England of one of the world's leading public intellectualsWhere is 'home'? For Amartya Sen, home has been many places — Dhaka in modern...
Lauga

Lauga

$44.95
Understanding Sāmona OratoryLāuga or Samoan oratory is a premier cultural practice in the faasamoa (Samoan culture), a sacred ritual that embodies all that faasamoa represents, such as identity, inheritance, respect,...
Critical Pedagogy and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Critical Pedagogy and the Covid-19 Pandemic

$39.99
Keeping Communities Together in Times of CrisisOffering international perspectives from leading scholars and activists, this volume examines the social and political impact of the pandemic on education, and explores how...
Hallyu! The Korean Wave

Hallyu! The Korean Wave

$59.99
Within living memory, South Korea has transformed into a leading cultural powerhouse of the 21st century.South Korea has transformed from a country devastated by war in the late 1950s to...
The Sword and the Shield

The Sword and the Shield

$26.99
The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.To most Americans, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. represent contrasting ideals: self-defense versus nonviolence, Black Power versus civil...
Wawata: Moon Dreaming

Wawata: Moon Dreaming

$26.99
Daily wisdom guided by Hina, the Maori moonDr Hinemoa Elder, author of Aroha, New Zealand's top-selling non-fiction title of 2021, shows us how to reclaim intimacy with others, with ourselves,...
Crip Kinship

Crip Kinship

$29.99
The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins InvalidThe remarkable story of Sins Invalid, a performance project that centres queer disability justice.In recent years, disability activism has come into its...
How the Word is Passed

How the Word is Passed

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A Journey Across the country that Black America BuiltBeginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks — those...