Category Literature

Toni Morrison’s bittersweet “Sweetness”

If you’re a Toni Morrison fan then I’ve got good news for you–the February 9th edition of The New Yorker has a new, very short story for you!  Morrison does not disappoint with “Sweetness.”  This first-person narrative confronts, like other work by Morrison, a hate that stems from the protracted history of racism in America, and explores the […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Sherlock Holmes Enthusiast – The New Yorker

The writer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (yes, also the basketball great!) has a new book coming out.  Mycroft Holmes focuses on the shadowy older brother of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic detective.  If you like the crime fiction genre then this tale might be for you!  Check out the profile on Abdul-Jabbar and Mycroft Holmes in the […]

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