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Die Vignes-Zwillinge ähneln sich wie ein Ei dem anderen. Nachdem sie als 16-Jährige aus dem winzigen Örtchen in den Südstaaten abhauen, in dem sie aufgewachsen sind, ändert sich jedoch alles. Als Erwachsene unterscheidet sich nicht nur ihr Alltag, sondern ihre Familien, ihr Umfeld, ihre ethnischen Zugehörigkeiten in den noch immer recht…
Part I: The Missing American Gordon Tilson is a lonely American widower, who has found solace in an online support group. He befriends a young Ghanaian widow, and when her sister is in a car accident, he sends her thousands of dollars to cover the hospital bill – to the horror of his son, Derek. And when Gordon runs off to Ghana to surprise his…
Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. Brand-new stories by: Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Kwame Dawes, Adjoa Twum, Kofi Blankson Ocansey, Billie McTernan,…
In Queer Africa 2: New Stories, the 26 stories by writers from Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda and the USA present exciting and varied narratives on life. There are stories on desire, disruption and dreams; others on longing, lust and love. The stories are representative of the range of human emotions and…
»Rassismus ist ein Konstrukt unserer weißen Gesellschaft – also müssen wir auch dafür sorgen, dass er wieder verschwindet!« Robin DiAngelo Rassismus ist ein gesellschaftliches Problem unserer Zeit. In diesem wegweisenden Buch zeigt Robin DiAngelo, welche Privilegien damit einhergehen, in einer von Weißen dominierten Gesellschaft weiß zu sein - und…
This is Britain as you've never read it. This is Britain as it has never been told. From Newcastle to Cornwall, from the birth of the twentieth century to the teens of the twenty-first, Girl, Woman, Other follows a cast of twelve characters on their personal journeys through this country and the last hundred years. They're each looking for…
FROM THE BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER LONGLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2009 WINNER OF THE ORANGE YOUTH PANEL AWARD 2009 FINALIST FOR THE HURSTON WRIGHT LEGACY AWARD 2010 'A phenomenal book. It is so ingenious and so novel. Think The Handmaid's Tale meets Noughts and Crosses with a bit of Jonathan Swift and…
KALAF is best known as one of the founding MCs of Buraka Som Sistema, a rambunctious music project that burst out of a Lisbon nightclub and onto the global stage in 2006. The group fused contemporary European electronic dance music with kuduro, a frantic Angolan dance beat developed when Kalaf was growing up there in the 1980s. Their bringing…
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What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of colour, instead of actual accomplishments? Through the last 150 years of American history - from the post-Reconstruction South and the mythic stories of cowboys, to the…

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