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Wish List

Consider Donating

If you are coming from the US and can carry books down for us, please contact David Myler at oaxmyler@gmail.com. We need one month's notice to allow for shipping items to you. Donations are always appreciated!

Wish List Angels

  • John Burch & Carl Owens

  • Mary & Bruce DeLoria

  • Dora Hartnett

  • Marilyn Fischman

  • Bill Culmer

  • David & Mila Raphael

  • Lissa Waite

  • Gail Ament

  • Liz Renn

  • Carolina and Stuart Carter

  • Jo Ann Wexler & Robert Adler

  • Karen & Stuart Carter

  • Stephen A. Kowalewski & Jacki Saindon

  • Verna Mumby & Jennifer Strong

  • Fay Henderson Diaz

  • Dan Walsh

Special Request

The Book Committee of the Library is especially interested in adding graphic novels and manga to the Young Adult collection. Any contributions from these genres would be greatly appreciated. 

Non-Fiction

  • Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice, Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, Dawud Anyabwile

  • How the South Won the Civil War, Heather Cox Richardson

  • Happening, Annie Ernaux

  • Getting Lost, Annie Ernaux

  • Not "A Nation of Immigrants": Settler Colonialism, White Supremacy, and a History of Erasure and Exclusion, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

  • The Devil's Half Acre: The Untold Story of How One Woman Liberated the South's Most Notorious Slave Jail, Kristen Green

  • We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland, Fintan O'Toole 

  • Slavery’s Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development, Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman

  • Living, Learning & Languaging Across Borders!, Tatyana Klein, photographs by Tim Porter

  • The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero, Peter S. Canellos

  • Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture, Stefano Bloch

  • Socialist Manifesto: the Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality, Bhaskar Sunkara

  • Grounded: A Senator's Lessons on Winning Back Rural America, Jon Tester

  • New World of Indigenous Resistance, Noam Chomsky, et al

  • The Precipice: Neoliberalism, the Pandemic and the Urgent Need for Social Change, Noam Chomsky, C.J. Polychroni

  • Migration From the Mexican Mixteca: A Transnational Community in Oaxaca and California, Wayne A. Cornelius

Poetry

  • The Burying Beetle - Ada Limón

Fiction

  • The Many Daughters of Afong Moy, Jamie Ford

  • The Sentence, Louise Erdrich

  • Fever Dream, Samanta Schweblin

  • Mouthful of Birds, Samanta Schweblin

  • Pajaros en la Boca y Otro Cuentos, Samanta Schweblin

  • Little Eyes, Samanta Schweblin

  • Paradais (English), Fernanda Melchor

  •  The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School, Sonora Reyes (Teen Fiction)

  • Small Things Like These, Claire Keegan

  • Foster, Claire Keegan

  • What Storm, What Thunder, Myriam J. A., Chancy

  • The Marriage Portrait, Maggie O’Farrell

  • Nights of Plague, Orhan Pamuk

  • In The Country of Others, Leila Slimani

  • Under the Wave at Waimea, Paul Theroux

  • Witches, Brenda Lozano

  • All our Yesterdays, Natalia Ginzburg

  • Afterlives, Gurnah,  Abdulrazak

  • Miss Benson's Beetle, Rachel Joyce 

  • Troubled Sleep, Jean-Paul Sartre

  •  Rabbit Foot Bill, Helen Humphreys 

  • American War, Omar El Akkad

  • What Strange Paradise, Omar El Akkad

Mystery

  • Claudia Piñeiro - Any of her mysteries in English

  • On the Other Hand, Death - Richard Stevenson (or any other of his English-language mysteries)