By Lorraine Berry 7 min read
Jesmyn Ward's latest novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, inspired us to wade through her canon and offer some direction on how to read her brilliant works.
By Keith Rice 9 min read
Though we’ve come a long way in understanding the transgender experience, we’ve still so far to go. Look to these ten books for the insight we all need.
By Tom Blunt 12 min read
We could stand to learn a lot from John Steinbeck and the story he gifted us in The Grapes of Wrath - but decades later, we're still falling short.
By Tom Blunt 10 min read
The racism via white supremacists flooding Charlottesville this weekend shocked much of America - but there's nothing new in these recent acts.
By Tom Blunt 16 min read
Stephen King’s ‘It’ offers a particular horror for LGBTQ readers – and it’s not hiding behind pancake makeup or in a sewer.
By Lisa Rosman 6 min read
With the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riot upon us, here are seven essential books to help readers connect the turbulent past with our present.