‘Smile’ by Sarah Ruhl
Photography: Courtesy of the publishers

In Smile, playwright Sarah Ruhl reflects on what it’s like to live with facial paralysis. Out now.


‘Bad Fat Black Girl’ by Sesali Bowen

South Side native Sesali Bowen combines memoir and criticism in Bad Fat Black Girl, reconsidering feminism through the lens of hip-hop. Out now.


‘Vivian Maier Developed’ by Ann Marks

Vivian Maier Developed by Ann Marks aims to offer a definitive biographical account of the photographer. Due December 7.