Catcher In the Why We Need to Uplift Minority Writers

After having somehow managing to slide through high school without ever having read the “classic,” The Catcher in the Rye, I really cannot say that I’m sorry I waited this long. I don’t have that much to say about the story. I have thought about it from every which angle over the last few days,…

February Bookend Wrap-Up

Sorry that I’m tardy to the party! Let me tell you, February was short but I got a LOT done, hunty. I finished six whole books…and did I mention that I went to Bali and Singapore too? It was lit. Of course, I have been derelict in posting my February wrap-up, but I promise, it’s…

An American Autumn

A few months back, when I saw that Tayari Jones was releasing a new novel in February, I knew it was going to be a great Black History Month—and I hightailed it over to Amazon to pre-order my copy. I had read her three previous novels, and I met her when she came to Spelman…