In the Black: In Business, In Life

2017-10-12T18:31:05-05:00

Canada specializes in a kind of "underhanded racism", which is "as Canadian as maple syrup". This is displayed in B. Denham Jolly's memoir, alongside the story of his life, from early days in Jamaica to his seventieth decade. Life in Jamaica was racialized, too, but more openly and, for

In the Black: In Business, In Life2017-10-12T18:31:05-05:00

Laurence Scott’s The Four-Dimensional Human (2015)

2016-11-07T16:17:45-05:00

Are we spending so much time plugged-in that we are no longer ourselves and now perceive the world differently? Author Laurence Scott posits that digital technology has shaped a fourth dimension. We inhabit it, become it. The big question is: What does this mean? But just as one click online leads to a series

Laurence Scott’s The Four-Dimensional Human (2015)2016-11-07T16:17:45-05:00

Arjun Basu’s Waiting for the Man (2014)

2014-07-11T16:34:12-05:00

“We crave narrative,” Joe tells us. And the Reader who picks up Arjun Basu’s Waiting for the Man nods: a narrative craver. ECW Press, 2014 “We believe we are uninteresting without a compelling story.” But Joe himself no longer finds his story compelling. The Reader meets Joe when

Arjun Basu’s Waiting for the Man (2014)2014-07-11T16:34:12-05:00

Whose daughter did Cinderella eat?

2014-03-15T19:43:58-05:00

Harper Collins, 2011 Peggy Orenstein's to start with. But Cinderella has consumed countless little girls, and she has not yet had her fill. And that's not only speaking of the Grimm Brothers version of "Cinderella". Though readers know there are far grimmer versions (certainly gorier, with stepsisters lopping

Whose daughter did Cinderella eat?2014-03-15T19:43:58-05:00
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