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Pride Month 2023

Are You My Mother? By Alison Bechdel
Gentrifier: A Memoir by Anne Elizabeth Moore
Time Is a Mother by Ocean Vuong
The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

Call Me by Your Name by Andre Aciman
Less by Andrew Sean Greer
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.
The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Lavender House by Lev AC Rosen
The Celebrant by Steven Rowley
The Night Watch by Sarah Waters



Juneteenth 2023

The 1619 Project Created by Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times Magazine
An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States by Kyle T. Mays
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song. Edited by Kevin Young
Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad by Matthew F. Delmont
Ida B. The Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells by Michelle Duster
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama
On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed
She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry
Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation by Anna Malaika Tubbs
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott
Jubilee by Margaret Walker
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

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Run by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, L. Fury, and Nate Powell