I learned of Toni Morrison’s death at sunrise, and of Paule Marshall’s at sunset. News of Ms. Morrison’s transition, as many of my bereaved friends have called it, quickly spread on social media and via
Maya Angelou stands in the kitchen of her birdcage-lined home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, preparing a feast for a crowd of 150. It is September 1994. She is 66. She stews crowder peas and okra, grills
The ‘right to be a bigot’ ceases to exist without a target. We need to accept hate speech has consequences What did you hear when Adam Goodes was booed? Did you hear racism? Many Australians didn’t, but,
Former President Obama took to Facebook this week to share his summer reading list. Obama focused on contemporary fiction, beginning with a nod to Toni Morrison, the American Nobel laureate who died Aug.
It’s a common misconception that all readers are introverts when in fact many bibliophiles long for community and connection. (That’s why we read.) Luckily, Los Angeles is a city of writers and readers
President Barack Obama Just Revealed His Summer Reading List (Have You Read Any of These 11 Books Yet?)
Yesterday, President Barack Obama revealed the 11 books on his 2019 summer reading list. Yes, I know many of us are already getting ready to wrap up our summer holidays, and that many summer reading lists