Tag: Race

Apr 23

Book Review: Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart by Carol Wall The best thing I can say about this book is that it made me cry. I suppose that’s not too hard, because I cry easily, especially when the subject matter (people getting cancer …

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Jan 13

Book Review: Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates If the point of a book is to experience the world from another’s viewpoint, just for a little while, this book succeeds. It’s short, around 150 pages in the hardback, and it takes the frame of a father’s letter to his son. It’s dark enough that I …

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Mar 06

Not a Racist Rabbit

He has also "loved" a stuffed monkey, and my leg.

Feb 21

Book Review: Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson Anglophiles will find this novel a delightful society romance with enough mystery and high stakes to draw in those who aren’t romance fans. The main plot involves Major Pettigrew and his courtship to the unlikely Mrs. Ali. This is charming in a tea-and-cottages sort of way, as it …

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