Book Review

Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children’s Literature

Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson, and Peter D. Sieruta

A delightfully subversive — and subversively delightful — look at the world of kids’ books.

Book Club Hub

Is your book club searching for its next great read? Here's a dozen suggestions to get you started!

    Beyond The Book

    What do you need to know about the Black Authors & Readers Rock writers conference coming up in mid-October? Glad you asked!

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      Why the big boys doth protest too much.

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      An engaging, if flawed, overview of the life and military career of William T. Sherman, one of America’s most controversial commanding generals.

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      No Time to Die

      Kira Peikoff

      A sharp biomedical thriller asks, what if old age and infirmity were not inevitable?

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      Seven Wonders

      Ben Mezrich

      A rollicking, imperfect thriller that may play out better on the big screen.

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      The Book of You

      Claire Kendal

      Is the protagonist of this novel living in a dark fairy tale?

      Author Q&A

      An Interview with Darin Bradley

      By Craig Laurance Gidney

      Darin Bradley’s second novel, Chimpanzee, traffics in dystopian themes, but not in the same way as does the plot-driven The Hunger Games or the allegorical/satirical stories of Margaret Atwood. Instead, his world recalls the more subtle work of Philip K. Dick or Chang-Rae Lee.

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      Appreciate the genius and life changing power of innovations that continue to revolutionize life today.

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      When it comes to writing, it's always drafty in here.