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Book Review: Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow

Book Review: Waubgeshig Rice’s Moon of the Crusted Snow

For a people who have lost everything time and time again, this is just another chance to adapt, and this time, maybe reclaim the land stolen from them so long ago.

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Book Review: Harmony Holiday’s A Jazz Funeral for Uncle Tom

The poems themselves are dripping with images, with winding, wending sentences that pivot on certain words to twirl around fear, love, hate, and loss. Holiday wheels from Jim Crow to Justin Bieber, drawing from centuries of Black experience for her lyric and prose fragments.

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Book Review: Amina Gautier’s The Loss of All Lost Things

Book Review: Amina Gautier’s The Loss of All Lost Things

True to its title, The Loss of All Lost Things is a collection of short stories about various losses: of youth, of hope, of love, of relationships, of culture, of self.

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Book Review: Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts

Solomon through Aster continually questions the value of the past we have: without a living connection to the past, what are we? Are we free, or are we lost?

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