Book Buzz: Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Things that Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett The Super Bowl may be over and the New England Patriots’ sixth championship win noted in the record books, but there’s plenty about professional football and racism in the United States to make white people ill at ease, and who better than Michael Bennett to spell it … Read moreBook Buzz: Things That Make White People Uncomfortable

Book Buzz: Unsheltered

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver With trademark style, Barbara Kingsolver’s new novel, Unsheltered, tackles political and social justice issues through the story of two families inhabiting the same house, separated by more than a century, who find themselves terribly at odds with the changing world around them. Willa Knox and her husband Iano are an educated professional couple … Read moreBook Buzz: Unsheltered

Book Buzz: The Golden State

The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling

The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling After the forest fires that raged across California recently, it’s hard to imagine the scenery of the high desert as brown and grassy but not charred and smoldering. However, in her new novel The Golden State, author Lydia Kiesling skillfully evokes a scorching summer in fictional Altavista, California, that will have … Read moreBook Buzz: The Golden State