Bad News To Bookshelf



Michelle Obama's Becoming


From the library:
The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami (short stories)

Stop Telling Women to Smile
Stories of Street Harassment and How We're Taking Back Our Power
by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh

Read & Riot
A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism
by Nadya Tolokonnikova

White Fragility
Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
By Robin DiAngelo

When They Call You a Terrorist
A Black Lives Matter Memoir
By Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele (with a forward by Angela Davis)

Miss Subways
By David Duchovny
(note: found it unreadable - donated it to the library - someone will like it)


"Emergency Alert: An Immersive Novel" by Author O.W. Showe 🤓 It's an interactive short story!


the age of surveillance capitalism, shoshanna zuboff; the last negroes at harvard, kent garrett; when it was grand, leeanna keith; what doesn't kill you makes you blacker, damon young. enjoy.


The Mouse And The Motorcycle.

Dusty aspirin rocks.


Two Years Before the Mast
Coyote America
Thinking, Fast & Slow


Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris
Travels With Charley - John Steinbeck
Push - Sapphire


"Asimov's Guide to the Bible"

Isaac Asimov's look at the old and new testament creates a historic and cultural picture of the bible. For anyone who has been attacked by bible thumping thugs, or anyone who is interested in understanding the bible in a more complete context.


@1 Hey Christina, I just finished the biography of Valerie Solonas, it was well researched and much better than I expected!


@9 Thanks for sharing (I guess?) ~ Solonas was a victim of sexual abuse and severely mentally ill. Her life was a tragedy.


@10 I shared because you posted a few books by feminists, the Solanas book was written by a feminist writer, and gave Solonas a properly fleshed out book. Just thought you’d be curious as to what you’ve suggested above.


@11 Ah okay. I may check it out (when I'm able to access a library again, safely). Thanks.


Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe. Subtitle: A true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland, but this is not a lurid Helter Skelter-style treatment of the Troubles. Thoughtful, loaded with stories within stories, packed with clear-eyed details that illuminate the people of a radical struggle. Truthfully, I could not put it down and I am not the only one.


Today (May 19) is Malcolm X day. A good day to read anything by or about him. Here's one link with a pretty good list.


Starvation Heights=A true story of murder and malice in the woods of the Pacific North West by Gregg Olsen
The Wives of Henry VIII by Allison Weir
Blindness by Jose Saramago