Far From Home: 2018 book list

“There are moments when history and memory seem like mist, as if what really happened matters less than what should have happened.” – Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves It’s a truth universally acknowledged that many people have opinions about books, even (especially?) people who have strong negative opinions about those books.Continue reading “Far From Home: 2018 book list”

On Reading Widely: 2017 book list

At the end of 2016 I read a lot of year-end lists from people who’d only read books by women or books by people of color or queer writers. These were justice-minded readers, whose goals were to support expanded diversity in the literary community. I wanted to be that kind of reader, and I wantedContinue reading “On Reading Widely: 2017 book list”