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
I am taking home this book, which I’ve had on my to-read shelf for years, probably. I’m trying to do … Continue reading Because Today We Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.
Four stars, read in August 2015. I read On the Road five years ago, my first foray into the collective … Continue reading The Beats: A Graphic History, by Paul Buhle
I took an online course about the Civil War from Eric Foner at Columbia, and what he had to say … Continue reading Black History Month
Angela Davis. Coretta Scott King. Fannie Lou Hamer. Malcolm X. Shirley Chisholm. Booker T. Washington. Frederick Douglass. Colia Lafayette Clark. … Continue reading For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
One night several years ago, I found Fablehaven at the grocery store for five dollars and decided to try it … Continue reading Fablehaven and the Invasion of the Sexist Cover Art
The year 2016 is starting off cruelly. I didn’t even know I felt such an affinity with David Bowie until … Continue reading Heartbroken.