I read fewer books this year than any year of my adulthood. But then a poet recommended Of Color, by Jaswinder Bolina, on social media.
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REVIEW: What’s Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and She by Dennis Baron
The lack of a gender-neutral third-person singular pronoun in English has been debated for centuries…
Review: Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
Castillo first crossed the border with his family when he was five years old. Just before leaving Mexico, he went temporarily blind…
Review: How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones
Saeed Jones chronicles his path toward self-realization and self-acceptance with astonishing grace…
Review: Seven at Sea by Erik Orton and Emily Orton
…freedom is often presented as the solution to stressful, overcommitted lifestyles, but it usually comes with a caveat.
Review: Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman
Backman shifts deftly into nonfiction with his unconventional essay collection, Things My Son Needs to Know About the World…
Build and Build and Build Again by Ronnie K. Stephens
Here is a town that has learned from its history; a town that does not fight the mountain, does not fight the river. The mine shaft opens its mouth. Holds two bodies in its teeth until they are wet and blue and soft. Come back.