Fifteen years ago, Jeannie's relationship with a close friend ended in rape. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, recurring nightmares have returned and to process her conflicted feelings of betrayal she resolves to face her trauma head-on.
In this thought-provoking and heartbreaking memoir, an award-winning writer tells the story of his father, John Stanley Ford, the first black software engineer at IBM, revealing how racism insidiously affected his father's view of himself and their relationship.
A gifted and successful animal scientist, the author, who is autistic, tells us what it was like to grow up perceiving the world in an entirely concrete and visual way - somewhat akin to how animals think. She gives an insight into autism and its challenges using her observed understanding of the workings of her mind.
You have been told the market will save us, when in fact the addiction to profit and growth is digging us in deeper every day. This book about capitalism states that we can seize this crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better. It exposes the myths that are clouding the climate debate.
This is a candid, harrowing and often hilarious memoir. Crissy has been through some of the most shocking experiences imaginable, she has shown herself to have resilience beyond belief. What really shines through from every page, though, is Crissy's indomitable, wicked sense of humour. By turns harrowing and laugh-out-loud funny.