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Autogeography by Reginald Harris: Review

Autogeography by Reginald Harris
Northwestern University Press
Reviewed by Saretta Morgan  Read more

Citizen by Claudia Rankine: Review

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Graywolf Press
Reviewed by Nicole Sealey 

Nothing Could Be More Normal: A Review of and Meditation on Claudia Rankine’s Citizen Read more

Gateway to Freedom by Eric Foner – NYTimes.com

“I dreaded the approach of summer, when snakes and slaveholders made their appearance,” wrote Harriet Jacobs, author, educator, servant, mother of two — and escaped slave. Read more

Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva: Interview

Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva is dedicated to her Africanness. A Ugandan writer and mother of two, she dared to found Babishai Niwe (BN) Poetry Foundation Read more

Land of Love and Drowning: Review

Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique Read more

Best Books of 2014

BEST BOOKS OF 2014
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y Clarence V. Reynolds
Freelance editor and literary arbiter Clarence V. Reynolds reads five books per day, or was that per month. Read more