Tag Archives: race relations

Wailing Saxophone

Pork Pie Hat by Peter Straub is a book I never would have read had it not been among the discarded pile at our library. As a lover of jazz, the title and book jacket intrigued me, so I brought … Continue reading

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Our Bodies

I came to Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates unaware of its context. I had seen the book listed on a number of 2015 Best Books lists and decided to read it. To me, a second generation American, … Continue reading

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Equality For All

Glow by Jessica Maria Tuccelli is a powerful new novel about race and family relations.  The author has masterfully woven a magical tale dating back to pre-Civil War days in Georgia and ending in the era prior to WWII. Told … Continue reading

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Well, Don’t That Beat All

If you have ever lived in the South like I have, you will love The Help by Kathryn Stockett.  It is an incredible book.  I became interested in the book after reading a review of it and hearing from numerous … Continue reading

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