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Book Drive

THE FREE BLACK WOMEN'S LIBRARY L.A.

Inspired by the incredible pioneer, OlaRonke Akinmowo and The Free Black Women's Library based in Brooklyn, The Free Black Women's Library - Los Angeles is free, feminist pop-up library and book swap with black women writers at the center. The library is dedicated to showcasing, uplifting, and amplifying the voices of black women across the diaspora through literature and community trading. Help them launch by June 2019 by donating a book today!

The Feminist Library on Wheels and Skylight Books are collecting books from this wishlist to donate to The Free Black Women's Library L.A. during the month of February - Black History Month. If you would like to purchase a book to donate from this list, simply select IN-STORE PICKUP at checkout, and leave a note in the COMMENTS that it is for the book drive. Thank you!

Please also visit www.skylgihtbooks.com/book-drive-page-two and www.skylightbooks.com/book-drive-page-three and www.skylightbooks.com/book-drive-page-four to see more books on this wishlist

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316558730
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 29th, 2019

From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608465620
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2016

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608468553
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Published: Haymarket Books - December 5th, 2017

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300188189
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Published: Yale University Press - April 23rd, 2013

Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307473431
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

I Wish I Had a Red Dress (Idlewild #2) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061710346
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 27th, 2009

What Looks LIke Crazy On an Ordinary Day (Idlewild #1) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061710384
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 27th, 2009

Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
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ISBN: 9780345478269
Published: One World - April 2nd, 2004

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780807064498
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Published: Beacon Press - September 18th, 2018

Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs Cover Image
$23.99
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ISBN: 9781451664690
Published: Atria Books - April 8th, 2014

Vexy Thing: On Gender and Liberation Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781478000815
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Duke University Press - September 28th, 2018

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance (Sexual Cultures #51) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781479830954
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Published: New York University Press - November 6th, 2018

I Am Enough Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781478000594
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Published: Duke University Press - February 8th, 2019

Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780822359319
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Published: Duke University Press - August 14th, 2015

Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781501145803
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Published: Atria Books - May 1st, 2018

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781476709130
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Published: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014

Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics Cover Image
$31.95
ISBN: 9781138821620
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Routledge - September 26th, 2014

Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781138821514
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Routledge - October 20th, 2014

Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679771265
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 1999

Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780312541248
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 28th, 2010

Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000 (American Poets Continuum #59) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781880238882
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Published: BOA Editions - April 1st, 2000

The Book of Light Cover Image
$13.00
ISBN: 9781556590528
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - July 1st, 1992

Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781501169939
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Published: 37 Ink - November 14th, 2017

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780684843261
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Published: Scribner - September 1st, 1997

The Color Purple Cover Image
$15.99
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ISBN: 9780156028356
Published: Mariner Books - May 28th, 2003

Possessing the Secret of Joy Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781595583642
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Published: New Press - May 6th, 2008

The Temple of My Familiar Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780547480008
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Published: Mariner Books - September 3rd, 2010

Allegedly Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062422651
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 10th, 2018

Monday's Not Coming Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062422675
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 22nd, 2018

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250170972
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

Akata Warrior (The Nsibidi Scripts #2) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780142425855
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Published: Speak - October 16th, 2018

Akata Witch (The Nsibidi Scripts #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

Binti: Home Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780765393111
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Published: Tordotcom - January 31st, 2017

Binti: The Night Masquerade Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780765393135
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Published: Tordotcom - January 16th, 2018

Kabu Kabu Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781607014058
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Published: Prime Books - October 15th, 2013

Everything, Everything Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553496642
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 1st, 2015

The Sun Is Also a Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780553496680
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 1st, 2016

On Beauty: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143037743
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - August 29th, 2006

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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name: A Biomythography Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780895941220
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982

Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780415951500
Published: Routledge - July 14th, 2005

The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781626563513
Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - July 7th, 2015

Erotic Revolutionaries: Black Women, Sexuality, and Popular Culture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761852285
Published: Hamilton Books - August 4th, 2010

Hair Matters: Beauty, Power, and Black Women's Consciousness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780814713372
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Published: New York University Press - October 1st, 2000

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679758693
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Published: Vintage - December 29th, 1998