A Black Lives Matter Reading List

I’ll keep this short: the United States is a hot mess right now, and it isn’t because of the protesters. There are a ton of reading lists currently out there, but I also wanted to contribute my own to the mix. This list could’ve easily been four times as long. I intentionally left out someContinue reading “A Black Lives Matter Reading List”

Quickies: I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying & Simon the Fiddler

I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi Format: PaperbackPages: 257Source: Library What it is: A series of essays detailing the author’s immigration from Nigeria to the United States as a young child. As she gets older, she struggles with self-destructive behaviors, a complicated relationship with her mother, and bouts of severe depression; she’s later diagnosed withContinue reading “Quickies: I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying & Simon the Fiddler

2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style: Part II

Okay, 16 more! Let’s do this! (Part I is here.) ABOUT A BOOK CLUB The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men’s Prison by Mikita Brottman Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in BooksContinue reading “2020 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge, Feminist-Style: Part II”

The Marriage Clock

Leila Abid’s parents got together the old-fashioned way: via arranged marriage. Decades later, their relationship is one of mutual love and respect. Naturally, they want the same kind of stability for their daughter. And now that Leila is practically on the verge of spinsterhood — at the ripe old age of 26 — they feelContinue reading “The Marriage Clock”