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”
Let me just preface this by saying that I am a legit Morrison stan. (For real: I met her in New York years ago with two other Morrison stans I’d just met. We were geeking out and she laughed at us and said, “Y’all are crazy.” Best moment ever.) I was so, so, so excited whenContinue reading “God Help the Child”
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Things You’re Thankful For (it can be bookish or not). I went with bookish. As you might imagine, this is a really really really hard topic to narrow down. These aren’t necessarily my top tenContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’m Thankful For”
Home by Toni Morrison Publisher/Year: Knopf, 2012 Format: Hardcover Pages: 160 Source: Purchase What it is: A novella about a traumatized Korean War veteran’s return home — both literally and figuratively — upon hearing disturbing news about his sister. Why I read it: Toni Morrison is one of my favorite authors. What I thought: It’s been a while since I’ve read aContinue reading “Quickies: Home & The Virgin Suicides”
UDPATE: Oh. I was away from the computer yesterday and barely saw that the video wasn’t correctly embedded. Oops!