Julie's Staff Picks
Addresses race in America from the perspective of an immigrant, doing so through beautiful prose and wonderful imagery.
In lyrical verse, Haaland explores not only the changing relationship with a parent as the caregiver role shifts but also the way that alters an individual's lens on the world in general.
The social commentary is biting and incisive, but presenting it in the form of a comic allows more layers without feeling like you are being hit over the head with a cudgel.
A lovable wombat introduces us to her life in endearing half-sentences, detailing in particular her interactions with her human neighbors; wonderfully illustrated.
Picks up where the author left off with human history in Sapiens and dives right into the possibilities facing humanity now that artificial intelligence is already so widespread and quickly gaining functionality.