Paying the Land by Joe Sacco

Paying the Land is a nonfiction graphic novel about the indigenous peoples of Canada. The book covers the politics of land and resources, residential schooling, and horrors of abuse, both physical and substance. It is a tough read at times, but there is also great hope to be found in the changes that are being... Continue Reading →

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

A dual timeline... "Now" and "Then." A murder confession. One word that controls the plot: Murky! It is summer vacation and the small towns on Long Island are opening up to all the tourists of the season. But the year-long residents of Herron Mills are still reeling from the disappearance of local college student, Zoe... Continue Reading →

Child Star by Brian “Box” Brown

I was a big fan of the TV show Webster. Emmanuel Lewis plays a young African-American boy who is adopted by an ex-NFL lineman and his socialite wife. Webster is ridiculously cute and funny, and the script-writers take advantage of his looks and innocence. I remember getting to know him in the first season and... Continue Reading →

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