Books

A Work of Enduring Brilliance: Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing

Never has there been a story more necessary in our time than Homegoing (2016, Knopf). It is masterful braid of anecdotes that traces the paths of two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, through generations, cataloguing the brutal pain of colonization, slavery, and unending racism, as well as the vivid and energetic hope for freedom, happiness, romance, […]

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Rupi Kaur: The Only Worldly Antidote for Heartbreak

Rupi Kaur is my new religion. For someone whose first poetry collection was so touching, thoughtful and imaginative, filled with life lessons, and illuminating the gift of gratitude, I could not imagine that her second book would ever reach the same level of self-understanding, teach me any more about love and loss, or express different […]

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