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A Child’s Eyes

The Book of Emma Reyes by Emma Reyes is a memoir of letters written by the late Colombian painter. Emma was raised in abject poverty by a woman who eventually abandoned Emma and her older sister. They ended-up in a … Continue reading

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Hidden Truths

What it Means When a Man Falls From the Sky by Leslie Nneka Arimah is a short story collection by an author who is originally from the UK and lived in Nigeria Her unique stories are harsh and told in … Continue reading

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Children Will Listen

God Help the Child is Toni Morrison’s most recent novel. Ever since I read Song of Solomon in college, Morrison has been an author whose work I highly admire. This novel is hard and raw and truthful in so many … Continue reading

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Abuse in Carolina

Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison is an emotional, semi-autobiographical story focusing on the issue of child abuse. Told from the perspective of a young, fatherless girl nicknamed “Bone”, the story is deeply disturbing, but so well written that … Continue reading

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