Encounters With Strangers
In these books you’ll find an array of protagonists having their own timelines altered by their encounters with strangers. For better or for worse, embracing the otherness of strangers always lends itself to more interesting stories.
Chateau Marmont, the Plaza, the Ritz, the Savoy: these names denote luxury and excess. These iconic hotels provide a unique way to look at the histories of the cities they inhabit. Take a closer look with these books.
Novels in Translation
The following list includes authors representing countries all over the world: Israel, Peru, Namibia, Chile, South Korea, and Japan. Some of these are debut authors and some have an established career but may be new to American audiences.
Hear Me Out: Cryptocurrency
Check out these reads to help you explore the fundamentals of cryptocurrency and the questions that it raises for us as consumers in regards to the future of banking, industry, and the digital divide.
Here’s a list of some accessible, conversational and engaging books on philosophy, no advanced degrees required. Let’s dig in while we have the time. Or, maybe we don’t. Let’s think about what that means…
Hear Me Out: Artificial Intelligence
Check out these titles that help you explore the current landscape of artificial intelligence, along with our concerns for inequity in the field as well as fears and hopes for future innovations.
Check out these books that highlight the joy, comfort, love, creativity and other positive experiences that are integral parts of the full humanity of Black lives.
Rap & Hip-Hop Histories
The following is a list of books that look at the artistic importance of rap and hip-hop, highlighting both the high-profile hitmakers and lesser-known artists.
“Life I Swear” and Other Books About Black Women Self-Empowerment
The following is a list of books with an empowering and self-affirming perspective written by and for Black women, and focused on the daily trials and joyful moments of life.
Sample the delicious flavors and histories of Black cuisine. From dishes that show the roots of African American cooking to modern sweet treats, you’re sure to find something to tempt your palate.