Alex Iantaffi reads from How to Understand Your Gender

Join us on Sunday, October 15th, at 4:00pm to see Alex Iantaffi read from their new book How to Understand Your Gender. Plus cake and sparkling cider!

Have you ever questioned your own gender identity? Do you know somebody who is transgender or who identifies as non-binary? Do you ever feel confused when people talk about gender diversity?

This down-to-earth guide is for anybody who wants to know more about gender, from its biology, history and sociology, to how it plays a role in our relationships and interactions with family, friends, partners and strangers. It looks at practical ways people can express their own gender, and will help you to understand people whose gender might be different from your own. With activities and points for reflection throughout, this book will help people of all genders engage with gender diversity and explore the ideas in the book in relation to their own lived experiences. 

Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, LMFT is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. They work as a therapist, writer and independent scholar on Dakota and Anishinaabe territories, Turtle Island, also known as Minneapolis, MN. Alex has researched, presented and published extensively on gender, disability, sexuality, bisexuality, polyamory, BDSM, Deafness, education, sexual health, HIV prevention, and transgender issues. You can find out more at www.alexiantaffi.com

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781785927461
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - September 21st, 2017

Have you ever questioned your own gender identity? Do you know somebody who is transgender or who identifies as non-binary? Do you ever feel confused when people talk about gender diversity?


Death Going Down - Crime Book Club


For the next installment of the Crime Book Club we'll read Death Going Down by Maria Angelica Bosco.

Copies are available at Moon Palace Books at 20% off.
Join us at Moon Palace Books on Wednesday, October 18th at 7pm to discuss!

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$13.95
ISBN: 9781782272236
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pushkin Vertigo - February 21st, 2017

In the early hours of the morning, a woman is found in the elevator of a plush apartment block on Santa Fe Road, Buenos Aires. She's young, gorgeous and dead. With this opening image starts one of the greatest crime novels ever written in Argentina. A woman has been murdered and it is immediately apparent that all the suspects have secrets to hide.


Resmaa Menakem reading from My Grandmother's Hands

Join us Friday, September 29th at 7:00pm to see Resmaa Menakem read from his new book My Grandmother's Hands.

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies is the first self-help book to examine white supremacy in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology. Stop trying to address white supremacy through dialog. Don’t expect to change the world by teaching tolerance. Forget about changing attitudes. They all miss the mark. Racism is not only about the head. It’s also about the body. The body is where we live. It’s where we fear, hope, and react; where we constrict and relax; and where we fight, flee, or freeze.

In Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates exposed the ongoing destruction of the Black body in America. That destruction will continue until Americans learn to feel the inherited trauma of white supremacy, which is deeply embedded in all our bodies. This trauma doesn’t just affect African American bodies. White American bodies suffer their own historical trauma as well. So do the bodies of our police. We all need to recognize this trauma, metabolize it, work through it, and grow up out of it. Only in this way will we at last heal our bodies, our families, and the social body of our nation. The process differs for African-American, European American, and police bodies. But all of us need to heal our racialized trauma—and, with the right guidance, all of us can. My Grandmother’s Hands shows us how to begin.

Spoken word artist The Lioness will join Resmaa to perform at this event. 

My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781942094470
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Central Recovery Press - September 19th, 2017

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze, and it endures the trauma inflicted by the ills that plague society. In this groundbreaking work, therapist Resmaa Menakem examines the damage caused by racism in America from the perspective of body-centered psychology.


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$27.95
ISBN: 9781942094609
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Central Recovery Press - September 26th, 2017

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze. My Grandmother's Hands is a call to action for Americans to recognize that racism is not about the head, but about the body. Author Resmaa Menakem introduces an alternative view of what we can do to grow beyond our entrenched racialized divide.


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