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When Breath Becomes Air, Book Review (sort of)

“I can’t go on. I’ll go on.”– Samuel Beckett The only way to avoid the inevitable truth that I will one day die is to live with my head buried in the sand. As Paul Kalanithi said in his memoir, … Continue reading

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Daydream Blackness

Because in this so-called “post-racial society” my oldest son, who’s working on his music degree at the University of Memphis, was walking to a benefit dinner for his fraternity and a woman who didn’t know him told him, “I don’t … Continue reading

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Explore Memphis Kickoff Party

Today was the kickoff party for the Memphis & Shelby County Public Library’s Explore Memphis program. The program is a partnership between the library and other organizations to encourage Memphians to explore Memphis this summer. And I had a table … Continue reading

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The Book of Harlan– A Review

Some of my best moments were spent sitting on the porch with my grandmother in the summer time. Lying on the floor, pretending to watch television, while the adults in the room reminisced about the old days. Those days that … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

It’s official I have some exciting things lined up for this spring and summer. I’ll be participating in the Memphis Public Library’s Book Stock event on April 23 at the central library. I’ll be participating again in the Mid-South Book … Continue reading

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