Hillbilly Elegy By J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy could have been many things. It could have been J.D. Vance on his soap box preaching, it could have been straight research and »

The Clothing of Books By: Jhumpa Lahiri

What a wonderful essay on book jackets and their relationship with the author and the contents of the book. The different interpretations of the book in »

Simply Faulkner By: Philip Weinstein

This book felt like a 100-page english essay. It probably would have meant more or been better received by me if I were more familiar with »

All At Sea: A Memoir By: Decca Aitkenhead

Talk about a sad and honest memoir. I have never read a memoir, or anything, so blatantly honest about grief. Her husband's death was heart-wrenching to »

The Chibok Girls By: Helon Habila

This is a nonfiction book written by a journalist from Nigeria about the 267 girls kidnapped from their school in 2014 by Boko Haram. There are »