Swing Time ~ Zadie Smith

Rating 2/5 I'm worried I picked the wrong novel for my first Zadie Smith book. Although there were some great themes, primarily relationships, boundaries, and betrayal, I found this book very slow and at times hard to follow. The main character seemingly jumps from conversation to conversation with intermittent chunks of scenery. Also listening to … Continue reading Swing Time ~ Zadie Smith


Black History in its Own Words ~ Ronald Wimberly

History and art are the perfect companions, as demonstrated by this collection of illustrations. Wimberly began this with just 8 illustrations for a publication during Black History Month in 2015, and continued the series over the next few years. He's created this compilation in this lovely printed and bound book, and the effect is stunning. … Continue reading Black History in its Own Words ~ Ronald Wimberly