Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Title: How to Be an Antiracist Author: Ibram X. Kendi ★★★★★ Summary: Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America—but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think … Continue reading Review: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Review: Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

Title: Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self Delusion Author: Jia Tolentino ★★★★★ Summary: Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self-delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives. This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly in a culture … Continue reading Review: Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Title: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Author: Patrick Radden Keefe ★★★ Summary: In December 1972, Jean McConville was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders; her ten children never saw her again until her body was found in 2003, five years after an accord brought an uneasy … Continue reading Review: Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe

Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Title: The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir Author: Alex Marzano-Lesnevich ★★★★ Summary: Before Alex Marzano-Lesnevich began working at a law firm, they thought they were staunchly anti-death penalty. But once they heard convicted murderer Ricky Langley speak on his crimes, they realized they wanted him to die. Shocked by the reaction, … Continue reading Review: The Fact of a Body by Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

Title: Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit Authors: John Douglas & Mark Olshaker ★ Summary: Over 25 years, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of the 20th century. Using his uncanny ability to become both predator and prey, … Continue reading Review: Mindhunter by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker