Monthly Wrap-Up: September/October 2018

Did'ya know that I post videos on YouTube?? If not, check out my latest video below! The books discussed are: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3suvPQzA9qI The Broken Vow by Scott Westerfeld (★★★★)Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) by Rebecca Solnit (★★★½)Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice Bolin (★★)One Day in December … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up: September/October 2018

Review: Call Them by Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Title: Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays)Author: Rebecca SolnitRating: ★★★½Summary: In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, Solnit turns her attention to battles over meaning, place, language, and belonging at the heart of the defining crises of our time. She explores the way emotions shape political life, electoral politics, police … Continue reading Review: Call Them by Their True Names by Rebecca Solnit

Review: The Mother of All Questions

Title: The Mother of All QuestionsAuthor: Rebecca SolnitRating: ★★★★Summary: In a timely and incisive follow-up to her national bestseller Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit offers sharp commentary on women who refuse to be silenced, misogynistic violence, the fragile masculinity of the literary canon, the gender binary, the recent history of rape jokes, and much more. Note: … Continue reading Review: The Mother of All Questions