Tag Archives: literature

January 26

30-Day Challenge Day Eight: One Book I Love, One Book I Hate

30 Day Writing Challenge Day Eight: A Book You Love & One You Didn’t Confession time: in my early 20s I had a sordid addiction to hood novels, more elegantly known as urban fiction. Though I grew up reading various giants of the African-American literary canon, the grittiness in the stories of the inner-city intrigued […]

December 28

Clearing The Path: On Girls, Education and Gratitude

In today’s blog I discuss how a novel on the lives of girls in rural parts of the developing world made me reflect on family tales from the paternal side of my child’s family & the need to recognize one’s privileges.