An Orchestra of Minorities ~ Chigozie Obioma

Rating: 4/5 I finally got around to reading this book after it had been on my shelf for a few years. I'm not sure why I put it off. It's one of the most unique books I've read in a while. Told from the point of view of a chi, a guardian spirit, this contemporary … Continue reading An Orchestra of Minorities ~ Chigozie Obioma

Normal People ~ Sally Rooney

Rating: 4/5 Listening to Normal People on audio was not what I expected. I was drawn in almost immediately by Connell and Marianne's story, and the accent of the narrator, presumably Irish as the story is set in Ireland, kept me hooked. I found chores to do in order to spend more time listening to … Continue reading Normal People ~ Sally Rooney

Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? ~ Heath Fogg Davis

Rating:4/5 Beyond Trans is a very specific and timely look at gender as a classification and discrimination. Heath Fogg Davis shares personal stories and narrative style research from several people with regards to ways in which their gender identification has limited or inhibited their ability to move through the world. Many of the people involved … Continue reading Beyond Trans: Does Gender Matter? ~ Heath Fogg Davis