Emma dives into some of her favorite reads so far in 2021 (part two!). Emma has read 116 books (and counting!) this year, so she’ll be talking about some of these by genre — this week’s segment are her favorite Poetry, Memoirs and Essays, and History reads and include a few backlist titles. Part 1 were her favorite Fantasy and Fiction Reads and next week will be a smattering of more shoutouts!
I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World, Kai Cheng Thom
This Accident of Being Lost, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
In The Dream House, Carmen Maria Machado
Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, Natasha Tretheway
Heavy: An American Memoir, Kiese Laymon
We Too: Essays on Sex Work & Survival, (ed.) Natalie West
Whiter: Asian American Women on Skin Color and Colorism, Nikki Khanna
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, Patrick Radden Keefe
The Dead Are Arising, Les Payne, Tamara Payne
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity, C Riley Snorton
Chains of Babylon: The Rise of Asian America, Darly J. Maeda
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@bookdragon217 , @hilaryreadsbooks, @pilartyping, @antonique_reads !
Carryin’ On In the Lesbian and Gay South, John Howard
Black Box: The Memoir That Sparked Japan’s #Metoo Movement, Shiori Ito
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