Imogen Cunningham:A Retrospective
Imogen Cunningham:A Retrospective
By Paul Martineau

Thoroughly researched and beautifully produced, this catalog complements the first comprehensive US retrospective from the Getty Museum of Imogen Cunningham’s work in over thirty-five years. It contains nearly two hundred color images of Cunningham’s elegant, poignant, and groundbreaking photographs.

Cary Grant
Cary Grant: A Brilliant Disguise
By Scott Eyman

The definitive biography of Hollywood legend Cary Grant, one of the most accomplished and beloved actors of his generation, who remains as popular as ever today, from acclaimed film historian Scott Eyman.

By Emerson Whitney

At Heaven’s center, Whitney seeks to understand their relationship to their mother and grandmother, those first windows into womanhood and all its consequences. Whitney retraces a roving youth in deeply observant, psychedelic prose to engage transness, theory, and the morphing nature of selfhood.

Love Her Madly
Love Her Madly: Jim Morrison, Mary, and Me
By Bill Cosgrave

A memoir that works its magic like a slow-acting drug, revealing the story of Jim Morrison’s first love, a long-lost friendship, and the man who existed before the Doors. “Throbbing with life.” — Foreword Reviews

By Frank B. Wilderson III

In a groundbreaking work that weaves philosophy with personal memoir, UC Irvine Professor Frank Wilderson, looks at why racism remains so entrenched in American life and why and how race enters every part of our political and social universe.

The Dead Are Arising
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
By Les Payne and Tamara Payne

The epic biography, drawn from hundreds of hours of the authors’ interviews, rewrites much of the known narrative and affirms the centrality of Malcolm X to the Black American struggle for freedom and equality.



Vesper Flights
Vesper Flights
By Helen Macdonald

From the NYT-bestselling author of H is for Hawk and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, comes a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.

I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are
I Want To Be Where the Normal People Are
By Rachel Bloom

From the wickedly funny creator of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend comes a collection of hilarious personal essays, poems and more that’s perfect for fans of Mindy Kaling, Ali Wong, and Amy Poehler.


for Kids

Apple Skin to Core
Apple (Skin to the Core)
By Eric Gansworth | Ages 12+

Eric Gansworth is a literary and artistic tour de force who has written his most masterful work to date with Apple (Skin To The Core). Eric shatters the “Apple” slur and reclaims it in verse and prose and imagery that truly lives up to the word heartbreaking.

A Velocity of Being
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader
Edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Bedrick | Ages 10+

Here, some of today’s most wonderful culture-makers reflect on the joys of reading, how books broaden and deepen human experience and the ways in which the written word has formed their own character. Illustrated throughout.

Young Fearless Awesome
Young, Fearless, Awesome: Twenty-Five Young People Who Changed the World
By Stella Caldwell | Ages 10+

Greta Thunberg, Emma González, and Claudette Colvin are among the 25 young people you'll meet. From environmentalism to gun control, civil rights, and more, learn about some of the most gifted and brave young people on the planet. Young, Fearless, Awesome is packed with inspiring tales of passion and courage.