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Damnation

Light in August by William Faulkner was published in 1932 after his child was stillborn. It is another of the Top 150 Novels of the 20th century. This is a depressing story written during the Great Depression. Not that Faulkner … Continue reading

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Shackles

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd is a moving historical fiction novel about slavery. ┬áThe story is based on sisters who lived in Charleston prior to the Civil War. As daughters of planters in the South, the Grimke … Continue reading

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