Four stars, read in February 2017. I didn’t know much about Patti Smith before this and hadn’t heard of Robert … Continue reading Just Kids, by Patti Smith
Four stars, read in March 2012. I wrote this review back then, on my old blog, and have meant to … Continue reading Coretta: The Story of Coretta Scott King, by Octavia Vivian
Five stars, read in January 2017. If you want a perfect example of why this book is (STILL) necessary, consider … Continue reading Why We Can’t Wait, by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Three and a half stars, read in September 2016. Do you sometimes have books that get stuck to whatever the … Continue reading What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami
Four stars, read in September 2016. I discovered the grown-up Mara Wilson on Twitter earlier this year, and I was excited … Continue reading Where Am I Now?, by Mara Wilson
Three and a half stars, read in September 2016. I don’t speak hip-hop, so a significant portion of this book … Continue reading Fresh Off the Boat, by Eddie Huang
Five stars, read in August 2016. This was every bit as brilliant as I knew it would be. I kept … Continue reading Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman, by Lindy West