Between the World and Me

Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates Rating: 4.5 Stars More Info Author Bio Where to buy: Amazon | BN | Strand Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage. Enslavement was not merely the antiseptic borrowing of labor—it is not easy to get a human being to commit their body against its own elemental interest. And so enslavement must be casual wrath and random manglings, the gashing of heads and brains blown out over the river as the body seeks to escape. It must be rape so regular as … Continue reading Between the World and Me

Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari

Author: Aziz Ansari Rating: 4.2 Stars More Info Author Bio Where to buy: Amazon | BN | Strand Maybe we are trying to meet every single person in order to be sure we have the best. Maybe we have it all wrong. Dating in today’s technology age is downright bizarre. Texting has replaced phone calls, sexting is the new whispering of sweet nothings in someone’s ear, and emojis are how feelings are shared with someone (I still have no idea what the penguins mean). The dating world has been turned upside down for us regular folks, what is it like … Continue reading Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari