One of the better things that has happened to me in the last year or so is that I have been more intentional about carving out time to cultivate my independent reading habit. Sure, everyone says they read but we all know there’s only really two types of readers: those that buy the books and […]Read more "Book Review of “Democracy in Black” by Eddie Glaude, Jr."
Earlier this week, my friend sent me a text and said “I found my new favorite writer. His name is Thomas Chatterton Williams. His book is so well written I want to throw it.” So immediately, upon such a wonderful review, I googled this brother’s name while on my phone driving (yes, I know what […]Read more "Book Review of “Losing My Cool: How A Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip Hop Culture” by Thomas Chatterton Williams"
Here’s an article sent by the publicist of author Marc Blatte. I hopefully plan on getting around to reviewing his novel Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed. For those interested in another review from fellow blogger and commenter Citizen Ojo on his blog,The Desultory Life and Times of a Public Citizen. Enjoy. God Love Ed McBain and Evan […]Read more "UNN Book Reviews: I’m So Falling Behind"
Okay, this is a first in UNN history. I’ve done movie reviews, and clearly I review culture, or rather participate in cultural criticism, but I’ve never done a book review, so bear with me. I’ve never read a graphic novel along the lines of a 30 Days of Night or Sin City. In fact a […]Read more "Still I Rise: A Graphic History of African Americans, an Uppity Negro Book Review"