MacArthur Geniuses

Here are all the books we carry by people awarded the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship over the years for their world-changing work.

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

by Hanif Abdurraqib Author

In this collection of essays Hanif Abdurraqib interprets the world through music and culture. He writes about …

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From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Author

Police murders of Black people no longer go unnoticed in the public eye and the violence of racism can no …

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

by Atul Gawande Author

A surprisingly affirming and hopeful book about what it's like to die under capitalism. Gawande draws on his …

$17.00

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The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

by Jesmyn Ward Author

National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin’s 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next …

$25.00

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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

by Lin-Manuel Miranda Author and Jonny Sun Illustrator

Let's face it, we all need a pick-me-up from time to time. Gmorning, Gnight! is Lin-Manuel Miranda's book of …

$22.00

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Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

by Donella Meadows Author, Dennis Meadows Author and Jorgen Randers Author

In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. …

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

by Ibram X. Kendi Editor and Keisha N. Blain Editor

Black writers from all disciplines tell one of history’s great epics: the journey of African Americans from …

$32.00

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Antiracist Baby Picture Book

Antiracist Baby Picture Book

by Ibram X. Kendi Author and Ashley Lukashevsky Illustrator

Take your first steps with Antiracist Baby! Or rather, follow Antiracist Baby's nine easy steps for building a more …

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How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi Author

Award-winning author and social theorist Ibram X. Kendi weaves together history, law, science, ethics, and his own …

$27.00

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Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

by Ibram X. Kendi Author

Racism (and specifically anti-blackness) is not an accident of U.S. history; it was designed to be an integral …

$19.99

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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You : A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You : A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

by Jason Reynolds Author and Ibram X. Kendi Author

"This is not a history book...at least not like any history book you read in school." For young adults, this …

$18.99

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Americanah

Americanah

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author

This novel is everything. At its most simplistic, it's a love story set in Nigeria, the US, and the UK. It's so …

$16.00

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We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All Be Feminists

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author

The word "feminist" has a negative stigma for some people. In We Should All Be Feminists—adapted from …

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Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

Purple Hibiscus: A Novel

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author

Growing up in Enugu, Nigeria, Kambili and her brother Jaja live an upper-class life, detached from the world outside. …

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Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author

From the brilliant author of the acclaimed debut Purple Hibiscus comes a masterful and haunting story of love and war …

$16.95

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Octavia E. Butler poster

Octavia E. Butler poster

by Octavia E. Butler Author

“There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.” —Octavia E. Butler Groundbreaking …

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Kindred

Kindred

by Octavia E. Butler Author

Dana, a young, Black writer, is repeatedly sent back in time from her late 20th Century cosmopolitan life in Los …

$16.00

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Parable of the Sower

Parable of the Sower

by Octavia E. Butler Author

When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of …

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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

by Ta-Nehisi Coates Author

During President Barack Obama's time in office, there was hope and real progress towards a less racist …

$18.00

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Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates Author

An essay from a father to his son. A long essay on how to live, thrive and survive as an African American man, …

$26.00

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Black Panther Vol. 1 - A Nation Under Our Feet (Hardcover)

Black Panther Vol. 1 - A Nation Under Our Feet (Hardcover)

by Ta-Nehisi Coates Author, Chris Sprouse Author and Brian Stelfreeze Author

If you haven't been living under a rock, you probably know a thing of two about the Black Panther movie that was in …

$34.99

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How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance

How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance

by Akiba Solomon Editor, Kenrya Rankin Editor, adrienne maree brown Contributor, Ta-Nehisi Coates Contributor, Hanif Abdurraqib Contributor and Imani Perry Contributor

A celebration of Black resistance, showing the powerful and resilient work of a star-studded roster of Black US …

$17.99

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The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

by Matt Lamothe Author, Julia Rothman Author, Jenny Volvovski Author and David Macaulay Foreword

A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto …

$24.95

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