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UCSB Reads 2021: Get the Book

How to Access the Book: Information for Faculty, Students, Staff, & Community

Copies for faculty and students, please visit "Faculty & Courses" here.


The Library is making the UCSB Reads 2021 bookWhen They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Cullors and asha bandele, available to faculty, students, classes, and staff in several ways.

To learn about these options, please fill out the request form linked here or read below.


Copies for staff

Print and electronic copies for staff book clubs.  If you are organizing or participating in a campus book club, please email UCSBReads@library.ucsb.edu with "Staff Book Club" in the subject line and indicate if you want a print or electronic copy of the book..

Library Pickup and Mailing Service:
We have five print copies available to check out from UCSB Library. UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB students, faculty, and staff to access circulating Library research materials.

Main Library E185.97.K43 A3 2018  (4 copies)

Main Library Black Studies Collection E185.97.K43 A3 2018  (1 copy)


Copies for the community:

Both the Santa Barbara Public Library and Goleta Valley Public Library have print, electronic, and audio book versions available to check out.  


An electronic version of When They Call You a Terrorist is available at ScribdSign up here for a free 30-day trial of Scrib. Use the search terms "When They Call You a Terrorist Patrisse Khan-Cullors" and then select "Books."


Buy a copy from a bookstore:

UCSB Bookstore

Chaucer's Bookstore

Barnes & Noble

Powell's Books


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