Shakur’s memoir is a meditation on multiple identities and their place in the larger American society,
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REVIEW: My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route by Sally Hayden
The horrific experiences of African migrants seeking asylum in Europe is the focus of this reported nonfiction book.
REVIEW: Saga Boy: My Life of Blackness and Becoming by Antonio Michael Downing
A beautifully written and captivating look at how one Black boy’s identity is shaped by landscape, relationships, and family.
REVIEW: Kissing Fidel: A Memoir of Cuban American Terrorism in the United States by Magda Montiel Davis
Many Cuban exiliados — exiles — in the U.S. joke that their “BC” is “Before Castro,” the years before Fidel Castro took power.
REVIEW: Magnetized: Conversations with a Serial Killer by Carlos Busqued (translated by Samuel Rutter)
One of our first natural reactions when we hear of a pre-meditated murder is to ask a simple, one-word question: “Why?”
REVIEW: Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim by Leah Vernon
Everything on the cover Vernon’s memoir screams confident, proud, fearless… the image fits her so well that it would be easy to think she’d always been this way…
Review: Self-Ish: A Transgender Awakening, by Chloe Schwenke
It seems unbelievable at first that a woman with her job experience would find herself struggling to stay employed.
Review: Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston
I’d only been alive about a decade the first time I looked through The Window.
Review: The Twenty-Seventh Letter of the Alphabet: A Memoir by Kim Adrian
Adrian writes her memoir as a glossary, starting with A and sharing her story though short vignettes….
REVIEW: All the Difference by Patricia Horvath
Patricia Horvath is a bookish college professor much more at home in sedentary pursuits — sitting in her writing chair, tucking away in the library — than in active ones.