Fall 2020
Dear Friends of Women & Children First, 
As the school year commences amidst challenging circumstances, we choose to reflect on the importance of ongoing learning. Our feminist syllabus for 2020 includes engaging with antiracism, voting rights, prison abolition, and more.

In this fall edition of our Intersections newsletter, we will share staff recommendations; upcoming titles we are excited about for kids, teens, and adults; pre-order exclusives; and more! You can also learn a little more about a tiny indie press that we've recently begun carrying. Find our Bestsellers for Summer of 2020 at the very end!

We hope that this fall we all continue to be curious and attentive while also finding time to nourish ourselves.

In solidarity,

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Pre-Order Exclusives

Explore some of this fall's big titles and the promotions for them!
by Susanna Clarke
September 15, 2020
by Nikki Giovanni
October 20, 2020
Signed copies while supplies last!
by Frederick Joseph
December 1, 2020
by Ina Garten
October 6, 2020
If you preorder any time before 11:59pm EST on October 6th, and submit your proof of purchase to Random House HERE, you’ll receive the first-ever downloadable Barefoot Contessa Recipe Index–which includes every recipe in Ina Garten’s 12 beloved cookbooks!
We wanted to shine a light on a new British publisher that we’ve recently begun carrying in the store. It’s called Handheld Press and publishes fabulous fiction, excellent letters and biographies, and tremendous stories by living authors. We’re particularly enjoying its Handheld Classics imprint. This imprint has published a finely curated selection of forgotten work, most of which has all been unavailable for many, many years. The books themselves are beautiful objects, designed with care, and a pleasure to read.

(And who knew Sylvia Townsend Warner wrote fantasy fiction??!!?? This publisher was launched only 3 years ago and already has done so much. This is one to watch, for sure!)
Bestsellers Summer 2020
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