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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

When I was about three chapters in, a White girl approached me on the train. She said, “I just finished reading that yesterday and it’s the best book I’ve ever read.” She sat down next to me, her headphones in her hand, implying that she wanted to talk about it. 271 more words

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catching the elusive slipstream and other hints of holiness

more than once this week, i’ve felt shivers run my spine. more than once this week, i felt myself suspended in some holy sort of hammock. 1,318 more words

Angels Among Us

1984 by George Orwell

There are simply some people in the world who only want to feel the adrenaline of consistent power while they are alive. This is called greed. 110 more words

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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Toni Morrison reviewed this book and said that it is required reading. I agree.

It starts a conversation. It reflects the times in which we live. 273 more words

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The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

I enjoyed reading The Lowland because the story was very emotional. It moved slowly, pacing itself well, giving time to get acquainted with the each characters importance. 83 more words

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the book bench at summer's close

as this summer draws to its quiet close, there tiptoes in this latest roundup of books for the soul — from the pages of the chicago tribune, where i cull through a stack of offerings every month. 1,135 more words

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BFTS Magazine

Allow me to present BFTS Magazine, an expansion from my initial Books for the Soul idea. It’s a magazine of good books and creative writing… 24 more words

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