Mini nonfiction reviews of two books about American politics by Carol Anderson: One Person, No Vote and White Rage.
To accept one’s past—one’s history—is not the same thing as drowning in it; it is learning how to use it.
—James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
People pay for what they do, and still more for what they have allowed themselves to become, and they pay for it, very simply, by the lives they lead.
—James Baldwin, No Name in the Street
Weekly updates and mini nonfiction reviews of Jesmyn Ward’s Men We Reaped, James Baldwin’s No Name in the Street, and Susan Stryker’s Transgender History.