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If You Liked An American Marriage…

Oprah’s newest book club pick, An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones, tells the story of newlyweds, Roy and Celestial, whose relationship is tested by an unjust penal system. The book explores lingering racial injustice in the American South and the tumultuous effects it has on the lives of its characters. Continue reading If You Liked An American Marriage…

Breaking the Silence: New Feminist Reads

With movements like Time’s Up, #MeToo, and the Women’s March making waves, the discrimination, violence, and other issues that women face are featuring more and more prominently in our current culture. For their part, female authors have been delving deeper into the most pressing questions concerning women today. These recent publications all seek to break through the silences surrounding these questions. Continue reading Breaking the Silence: New Feminist Reads