Books Acquired Recently: PM Press Edition

My monthly PM Press subscription box arrived this morning. Bunnell, Jacinta. A More Graceful Shaboom. Illustrated by Crystal Vielula. Oakland: PM Press, 2020. This is a children’s book with a nonbinary main character! How awesome! Johnson, Robb. The People’s Republic of Neverland: The Child Versus the State. Oakland: PM Press, 2020. Richards, Akilah S. RaisingContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: PM Press Edition”

Books Acquired Recently: Queer Writers with Last Names Beginning with “S” Edition

Sajé, Natasha. Terroir: Love, Out of Place. San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2020. Sajé was a colleague of mine when I did my post-doctoral fellowship at Westminster College. She was an important queer role model for me early in my career. I was very excited earlier this year when I heard that her memoir wouldContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Queer Writers with Last Names Beginning with “S” Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Halberstam, Jack. Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. Halberstam is one of the most important queer theorists working today, so I bought his new book automatically. However, the subject matter also looks really fascinating. Rickert, Bryan, ed. Bundled Wildflowers: Haiku Society of America 2020 Members’ Anthology. N.p.: Haiku SocietyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Mostly Seanan McGuire Edition

Glück, Louise. American Originality: Essays on Poetry. 2017. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018. I was very excited to have a poet win the Nobel Prize for Literature this year. I am not very familiar with Glück’s work, so I decided to buy a book of hers. While researching her work to decide whatContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Mostly Seanan McGuire Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Dávila, Arlene. Latinx Art: Artists, Markets, and Politics. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2020. I have enjoyed some of Dávila’s previous work in Latinx Studies, and know very little about Latinx art, so decided to buy this book to educate myself further. Muñoz, José Esteban. The Sense of Brown. Edited by Joshua Chambers-Letson and TaviaContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”