David Bergen’s Here the Dark (2020)

2020-10-06T11:55:50-05:00

My experience reading David Bergen runs the gamut. When I first read The Time in Between, I felt disengaged from the story. Years later, stuck in a waiting room with The Matter with Morris (2010), I recognized layers to his storytelling which I’d missed before. With The Age of

David Bergen’s Here the Dark (2020)2020-10-06T11:55:50-05:00

Read in One Sitting: Watch How We Walk

2014-07-11T16:48:33-05:00

There is no great mystery at the heart of Jennifer LoveGrove's debut novel. No simple explanation for the way its pages turn, relentlessly. Emily's story is a quiet story, the ground beneath her feet shifting subtly, though inexorably. In relaying her story to readers, Jennifer LoveGrove makes a series of

Read in One Sitting: Watch How We Walk2014-07-11T16:48:33-05:00

Jennifer Baszile’s The Black Girl Next Door (2009)

2014-07-11T16:33:00-05:00

Even though I actually finished reading this memoir last week, it seems fitting to launch February's blog, on the first day of Black History Month, with bookchat about this memoir, penned by the woman who was the first black woman to teach history at Yale University, as an assistant professor

Jennifer Baszile’s The Black Girl Next Door (2009)2014-07-11T16:33:00-05:00
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