The author showcases her innovation and flexibility with form and voice in The Complete Stories by Zora Neale Hurston.
‘The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol’ Is a Motley Landscape of the Author’s Brilliant Narrative Experiments
The Russian author is a master of experimentation and wit. The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol give you a full survey of his range and talent in storytelling.
Omotoso’s ‘The Woman Next Door’ Gives Us the Crotchety 80-Year-Old Heroine We Didn’t Know We Needed
Yewande Omotoso’s The Woman Next Door is equal parts bitter and tender as it explores the possibility of human relationships in the aftermath of South Africa’s apartheid.
A Harry Potter Fan’s Guide to the Slytherin Aesthetic
Before Dark Academia, the Slytherin Aesthetic was the gothic boarding school look of the internet.
The Underrated Romance of the Film Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion (2007)
Anne Elliot may not be as popular as other Austen heroines like Emma and Elizabeth, but there’s a certain charm to seeing love rediscovered in Persuasion (2007).
Michael Poore’s Reincarnation Blues Is the Funniest Book About Death You’ll Ever Read
Michael Poore’s second novel, Reincarnation Blues, takes you through the 10,000 lives of its main character Milo. This imaginative work will make you laugh, cry, and reflect on the nature of life and death.
10 Africanfuturism Novels You Should Totally Check Out
Africanfuturism is an Afrocentric fictional sub-genre that has grown in popularity in recent years. Here are some of the Africanfuturism books you should totally check out.
6 Pre-War Slave Narratives to Read in Honor of Juneteenth
Celebrate the first federally recognized Juneteenth by educating yourself on the history of slavery and emancipation. These 6 slave narratives are a great place to start.
12 Great Books by Indigenous Writers from North America
Indigenous writers have a rich history of weaving narrative, song, and poetry into stories in a way that often defies categorization. Here are 12 books by Indigenous writers from Canada and the United States.
A Review of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in 10 Books
If recent events have left you feeling woefully uninformed about what’s going on in the region, here are 10 books that offer historical and contemporary stories of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
10 African Novels You Should Check Out Today
African novels are testaments to how diverse, unique, and multifaceted the African continent is. They deal with varying concepts, struggles, resistance, and cultural issues. The vibrancy of older and contemporary African literature cannot be brushed aside. On one hand, you have novels that are a part of ongoing literary experimentations. On the other, you have […]