New Releases

The Nickel Boys By Colson Whitehead In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida. Check out some of the rave reviews … Continue reading New Releases

What We’re Reading This Week

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is the harrowing account of the final decade or so of Native American resistance against the onslaught of “progress” and Manifest Destiny. Herein lies a treasure trove of firsthand accounts previously erased from school curriculum that gives readers a new … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week

What We’re Reading 5/29

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki This gorgeous graphic novel gave me all the feelings--Freddy is trapped (kind of--not really--but still) in a relationship with Laura Dean, who makes her both incredibly happy and absolutely devastated. All of my righteous indignation boiled for Freddy, that frustrating friend whose relationship woes you … Continue reading What We’re Reading 5/29