Friday, June 19, 2020

I never heard of Juneteenth until a novel by Ralph Ellison published after he’d died called Juneteenth came out 20 years ago. I didn’t know if he’d made the name up just for an interesting curious title for a book. The sound of it fascinated me. I read reviews and that explained it. I bought the book. I don’t remember if I read it all. But I had to have it as addictive readers often have to have important new books. 

Thursday, June 18, 2020

 ‘America is not nearly done. We're only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be?’
                                                                  —Alice Walker

Monday, June 15, 2020

Andy Hunter has come up with a way to help independent bookstores. You can order online and support your local store or you can find a store you like and get a book from them