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

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recoMONDAYtion #1

I am in a rut. In all respects. SO, in order to push myself to become re-inspired by reading and living life outside of my bedroom, I decided to "launch" a new series where I recommend books every Monday. Because GODDAMN that's a good pun, right? This week, Ian McEwan's Atonement. It's probably my favorite … Continue reading recoMONDAYtion #1

Adnan’s Story by Rabia Chaudry, a Review & Reflection

Honestly, this book is better suited for those who have not listened to the podcasts Serial and Undisclosed in their entirety. The amount of new information that Chaudry brings to light about Adnan's case directly can be summarized at a length no longer than a grocery list. (A short grocery list. Think "milk and eggs".) Also, beware, potential spoilers. … Continue reading Adnan’s Story by Rabia Chaudry, a Review & Reflection