2016 Favorite Novels and Reading Stats

I exceeded my expectations in 2016 and read a total of 105 books (goal was 100). Yay! Before I list my favorites, here are some stats, for those interested: 70% women writers, 35% men writers (overlap due to some collections having multiple editors) 25% people of color writers (aiming for 33%) Longest book Middlemarch by George … Read more

Response to Censorship, and a Joint Book Review of Between the World and Me and Kindred

Title & Author: Kindred by Octavia Butler Publication Date: 1979 Genre: Science Fiction How I got it: Bought used from McKay’s   Review: “The nigger, the fag, the bitch illuminate the border, illuminate what we ostensibly are not, illuminate the Dream of being white, of being a Man.” This line from Between the World and Me … Read more

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