AURORA BOREALICE GN
A memoir of triumph over the education system. When Joan Steacy graduated from High School in 1974, she left her small town behind to embark on a lifelong quest for education. In Aurora Borealice, Steacy explores her personal journey through alter-ego Alice, a functional illiterate with a creative mind and an astonishing amount of artistic skill. The book is a lesson in perseverance and ultimately believing in yourself regardless of the challenges thrown your way.
MEAT & BONE GN
A queer slice-of-life drama about dating and eating. Anne needs a fresh start but then she meets Marshall, the girl downstairs. Their friendship will trigger body image issues she thought she had left behind. Meanwhile, her roommate Gwen tries out polyamorous dating and Jane practically moves into the gym. In Meat and Bone, Kat Verhoeven winds these threads into an unflinching exploration of how women define themselves.
WAGE SLAVES GN
Daria Bogdanska moves to Malmö to attend art school, sets out to find a job, and discovers that in order to work in the country legally, she needs a Swedish personal identity number. But there is a catch: she can't get one without securing a job first. To make ends meet, Daria starts working under the table at an Indian restaurant. There, she discovers another level of inequity: lacking regulation, the underground job market is forcing immigrants to settle for a substandard quality of life. She sparks a legal battle that ultimately leads to fairer work practices for the people in her community. Wage Slaves is the autobiographical story of Daria Bogdanska's determined struggle to build a life in Malmö, and how she found a way to succeed, against all odds.