Bookshelf – Non-Fiction

Links go to the author/editors website where possible – otherwise to the publishers’ website.


“Body Talk: 37 Voices Explore Our Radical Anatomy”
Edited by Kelly Jensen
Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2020
“Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century”
Edited by Alice Wong
Published by Vintage Books, 2020
“(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation About Mental Health”
Edited by Kelly Jensen
Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018
“Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019”
Edited by Ibram X. Kendi with Keisha N. Blain
Published by One World, February 2021
“In Between Spaces: An anthology of disabled writers”
Edited by Rebecca Burke
Published by Stillhouse Press, November 2022
“This Arab Is Queer: An Anthology by LGBTQ+ Arab Writers”
Edited by Elias Jahshan
Published by Saqi Books, January 2022
“We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health”
Edited by L. D. Green and Kelechi Ubozoh
Published by North Atlantic Books, 2019

Essay Collections / Philosophy and Insight

“Against Technoableism: Rethinking Who Needs Improvement”
Written by by Ashley Shew
Published by W.W. Norton, September 2023
“Becoming Kin: An Indigenous Call to Unforgetting the Past and Reimagining Our Future”
Written by Patty Krawec with Nick Estes
Published by Broadleaf Books, 2022
“Black Disability Politics”
Written by Sami Schalk
Published by Duke University Press, 2022
“BodyMinds ReImagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction”
Written by Sami Schalk
Published by Duke University Press, 2018
“Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice”
Written by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Published by Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018
“The Climate Book”
Edited by Greta Thunberg
Published by Penguin Press, February 2023
“Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space”
Written by Amanda Leduc
Published by Coach House Books, 2020
“The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey Into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred”
Written by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein
Published by Bold Type Books, March 2021
“The Future Is Disabled: Prophecies, Love Notes and Mourning Songs”
Written by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Published by Arsenal Pulp Press, 2022
“Gender: Your Guide: A Gender-Friendly Primer on What to Know, What to Say, and What to Do in the New Gender Culture”
Written by Lee Airton, PhD
Published by Adams Media, 2018
“Health Communism: A Surplus Manifesto”
Written by Beatrice Adler-Bolton and Artie Vierkant
Published by Verso, 2022
“Laziness Does Not Exist”
Written by Devon Price
Published by Atria Books, 2021
“Not a Nation of Immigrants: Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion”
Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Published by Beacon Press, 2021
“Safe and Sound: A Renter-Friendly Guide to Home Repair”
Written by: Mercury Stardust
Published by Alpha, August 2023
“Some Kids Left Behind: A Survivor’s Fight for Health Care in the Wake of 9/11”
Written by Lila Nordstrom
Published by Apollo Publishers, 2021
“This Is One Way to Dance: Essays”
Written by Sejal Shah
Published by University of Georgia Press, 2020
“Unmasking Autism: Discovering the New Faces of Neurodiversity”
Written by Devon Price
Published by Harmony, 2022
“Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair”
Written by Danielle Sered
Published by The New Press, 2019
“Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want”
Written by Ruha Benjamin
Published by Princeton University Press, 2022
“The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide”
Written by Steven W. Thrasher
Published by Celadon Books, 2022
“We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation”
Written by Eric Garcia
Published by Harvest, 2021

Autobiographies / Memoirs

“A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome”
Written Ariel Henley
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2021
“A Two-Spirit Journey: The Autobiography of a Lesbian Ojibwa-Cree Elder”
Written by Ma-Nee Chacaby, with Mary Louisa Plummer
Published by University of Manitoba Press, April 2016
“Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist”
Written by Judith Heumann with Kristen Joiner
Published by Beacon Press, 2022
“Being Seen: One Deafblind Woman’s Fight to End Ableism”
Written by Elsa Sjunneson
Published by S&S/Simon Element, 2021
“The Collected Schizophrenias”
Written by Esmé Weijun Wang
Published by Graywolf Press
“Diary of a Young Naturalist”
Written by Dara McAnulty
Published by Greystone Books, 2021
“Don’t Let Them Bury My Story: The Oldest Living Survivor of the Tulsa Massacre in Her Own Words”
Written by Ike Howard, Viola Ford Fletcher
Published by Mocha Media Publishing, July 2023
“Golem Girl: A Memoir”
Written by Riva Lehrer
Published by One World, 2021
“Haben: The DeafBlind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law”
Written by Haben Girma
Published by Twelve; Illustrated edition, 2019
“Making It So: A Memoir”
Written by Patrick Stewart
Published by Gallery Books, October 2023
“The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me”
Written by Keah Brown
Published by Atria Books, 2019
“Scars and Stars”
Written by Jesse Thistle
Published by McLelland & Stewart, October 2022
“We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir”
Written by Samra Habib
Published by Viking, June 2019
“What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma”
Written by By Stephanie Foo
Published by Ballantine Books, 2022
“Year of the Tiger: An Activist’s Life”
Written by Alice Wong
Published by Penguin Random House, 2022
“You Sound Like a White Girl:The Case for Rejecting Assimilation”
Written by Julissa Arce
Published by Flatiron Books, 2022