What makes a book a "summer book"? Only the fact that it comes out in the summer, the time of year when — despite the fact that the last thing many of us feel like doing is sitting still — there seems to be a mandate to read something, anything. But maybe that does make a certain kind of sense. If we didn't schedule time for ourselves to slow down and lose ourselves in a book for a little while, we might just keep going and going, spinning into oblivion — or at least straight into the fall.
The Essential Role Of Indie Black Bookstores In The Fight For Lib...
During the summer of 2020, when streets were ablaze with fury and protest, and the Black community mourned George Floyd’s murder, something else was also