RecoMONDAYtion #5

The Grammar of God by Aviya Kushner I think I've mentioned this book before, but it's worth mentioning again. I saw this book on the Penguin Random House Instagram and instantly bought it, without reading the description or any reviews. What could be better than a book about grammar AND god?? (For me, not much.) … Continue reading RecoMONDAYtion #5

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recoMONDAYtion #4

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine National Book Critics Circle Award (Poetry), 2014 PEN Center USA Poetry Award , 2014 LA Times Book Award in Poetry, 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry, 2015 Forward Prizes for Poetry Best Collection, 2015 Citizen is a collection of poetry, photo essays, and traditional … Continue reading recoMONDAYtion #4

RecoMONDAYtion #2

Olio, by Tyehimba Jess Winner of: -Pulitzer Prize in Poetry 2017 -Anisfield-Wolf Award in Poetry -Society of Midland Authors Award in Poetry -Black Caucus of American Library Association Outstanding Contribution to Publishing Citation   This collection begins with a definition of the term Olio. olio a. a miscellaneous mixture of heterogeneous elements; hodgepodge b. a miscellaneous … Continue reading RecoMONDAYtion #2