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Multicultural and Diverse Books for Adults
LEE & LOW BOOKS has expanded its vast library to include a wide range of books for adults. We’re thrilled to further our mission to publish books about everyone – for everyone with adult works that share authentic stories about BIPOC, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ people, and many more communities—all through beautifully written prose and poetry. Fans of great adult literature, especially those who seek out trailblazing books from independent book publishers, will find something to love among our award-winning and critically-acclaimed novels, memoirs, true crime accounts, short story and poetry collections, and more. 

Fiction

Lee & Low Books is proud to offer a variety of unique, captivating works of contemporary adult fiction and poetry. Whether readers are looking for thought-provoking literary fiction, gripping crime fiction and mysteries, or soul-stirring poetry, they can find them among Lee & Low’s adult books.

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NonFiction

Lee & Low Books offers an exciting array of eye-opening nonfiction books for adults. From rich, underground histories, to forthright memoirs by insightful authors, to fascinating true crime, these titles give readers an in-depth look into some of the most important and consistently relevant topics of our time.

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The Open Book Blog

NEW RESOURCE: A Toolkit for Building a Diverse SEL Library

How do we select the right book to teach SEL skills, competencies, and values that will guide our students through academic, social, and emotional development and challenges? While no one text can or…

 

Art from the Everyday: A Guest Post by Alison Goldberg

In this guest post, author Alison Goldberg explores how found objects can reveal their stories when turned into art, just as El Anatsui’s sculptures reveal the stories of the objects that they are…

 

Predicting the Pandemic in Nobody’s Pilgrims: A Guest Post by Sergio Troncoso

In this guest post, author Sergio Troncoso reflects on writing a pandemic story before the pandemic and the many themes of his latest novel, including “the border beyond the border,” survival…

 

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