“Long time coming” brings racism, American culture awkwardness into focus

Michael Eric Dyson’s “Long Time Coming” is a heartfelt book that uses the history of racism in America to show how it has shaped our culture and society in various heinous ways.
He goes far back in history from the “Final Passage”, where African people were stolen from their land and forcibly placed inside slave ships, to when two white men murdered a young boy named Emmitt Till after being supposedly accused of cat-calling a white woman.

February 9, 2021

Book Review : Home Body by Rupi Kaur

December 3, 2020

New York Times Bestselling Author Rupi Kaur’s new poetry book, “Home Body,” is a must-read because of the simple, powerful themes it focuses on.

“Home Body” is the third collection of poetry and illustrations by Kaur, whose previous works include Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers; they are both #1 New York Times and international bestsellers, which have sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than 40 languages.


Science, love manifest in ‘Atomic Love’

September 17, 2020

In a time when it was taboo to express feminism, Jennie Fields’ “Atomic Love” shows the heroine, Rosalind Porter, becoming an inspiring woman in a way where the reader can learn from. This historical fiction novel takes place in the 1950s during the cold war. Fear of communism was rampant, people feared atomic warfare and women were not taken seriously in the work field.


“The Luaghing Monsters” thrills with political espionage

By Miguel Camargo  Denis Johnson’s latest novel, “The Laughing Monsters,” although not his best work, compliments his oeuvre. Fans of political thrillers or Johnson’s fans will enjoy this novel. However, people who haven’t read anything by Johnson may find it a tedious read. The narrative follows Roland Nair, a man who describes himself as Danish with an American passport as he attempts to dive into the anarchy of Africa. Nair…

December 8, 2014