Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward 

I have not read Jesmyn Ward’s National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, but after reading Sing, Unburied, Sing I fully intend to. Part ghost story, part mystery, part southern odyssey Sing, Unburied, Sing is a searing portrait of a family that takes us through Mississippi’s past and present. I was struck first by the… Continue reading Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward 

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The Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead 

The first pages of this novel gripped me. I haven’t read any of Whitehead’s work before and the first chapter showed me why he is so revered. He writes beautifully, masterfully. The Underground Railroad tackles a topic that is past but present in minds today as the struggle for black rights and equality continues. Just because… Continue reading The Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead