Voices for a More Perfect Union: Thoughts on Transfer by Naomi Shihab Nye. BOA Editions, Ltd. 2011 I don’t know about you, but I have found myself picking up one book, starting, setting it down, picking up another, starting, going back to the first book, starting a third, going back to the second and soContinue reading “On My Bookshelf: Community Recs No. 2”
Now, full disclosure, I haven’t finished this book–but it’s so damn good that I’m going to recommend it anyways. Since the beginning of the pandemic, I’ve been trying to read books that I’ve wanted to read for a while, like Pachinko, books that I had started and hadn’t finished, like Amerika by Franz Kafka, andContinue reading “Lane’s Recs 1”
If you want to exercise your ability to walk a mile in another’s shoes, reading this book is a great opportunity.
I’ve always been an avid reader. I love all kinds of books – non-fiction, fantasy, romance, science fiction, historical fiction, and more. But like so many others, this pandemic has made it harder for me to focus, and it takes a lot more these days for me to immerse myself in a fictional world. ButContinue reading “On My Bookshelf: Community Recs No. 1”
So, recently, I have discovered that I have great skills in the art of hair dyeing. Now, I know that everyone said to not dye or cut your hair during the quarantine, but I have. 12 times in fact. I am sitting on my bed typing this up with a clementine white claw and greyContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Books, Baby”
Understanding both history and intersectionality is key when reading any work of literature, and recognizing the many roles Odysseus plays in his self-titled story can help develop that understanding.