The Future Is History by Masha Gessen

I can't adequately review this book, as I feel I didn't quite read it. Rather, I let it wash over me, and I learned something about Russia, and about totalitarianism, but the finer points escaped me. I listened to it on audio, and while I usually love nonfiction on audio, this book was dense enough... Continue Reading →

White Rage by Carol Anderson

In White Rage, Carol Anderson expertly and clearly lays out the history of America from the Civil War through the present. She examines how, after each important victory of black progress, white supremacy (as wielded by white people in power) has responded in the same chilling way: by blocking that progress by every means possible--legally,... Continue Reading →

Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

I was so looking forward to Heart Berries. I’ve recently rediscovered memoir (mostly thanks to audiobooks) and this one has been popping up all over the bookish internet as a book to look out for in 2018. Mailhot's memoir deals with her childhood on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest, her relationship with... Continue Reading →

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