Must Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates

I've been hearing buzz about Ta-Nehisi (pronounced Tah Neh-hah-see) Coates's work for a few months now, so I decided to "read" his book Between the World and Me (2015) by listening to it while driving to and from school. It is a heavy book, one that I wish I had been able to take notes... Continue Reading →

A Bestseller Worthy of the Praise: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

I picked up The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks expecting a charming bildungsroman of a young girl in the south who worms her way into the hearts of a family.  Don’t ask me why.  The title somehow brought to my mind the heartwarming novel Saving CeeCee Honeycutt.  Boy, I was wrong, and pleasantly so. The... Continue Reading →

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