Category Archives: nonfiction

Strongman – Book Recommendation

Title: Strongman The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy Author: Kenneth C. Davis  Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2020 Ages: 12+ Themes: fascism, Communism, genocide, democracy, communism, Stalin, Mussolini, Mao, Hitler, Saddam Hussein, authoritarianism, Genre: Nonfiction Synopsis: What makes a country … Continue reading

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The Black Friend – Book Recommendation

Title: The Black Friend-On Being a Better White Person Author: Fredrick Joseph  Publisher: Candlewick Press, December 2020 Ages: 14+ Themes: racism, BLM, white supremacy, racial justice, artists, activists, microagressions, cultural appropriation, Genre: Nonfiction Synopsis: Speaking directly to the reader, The Black Friend calls up … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation – Genomics

It’s September 1st and time to delve back into my reviews and musings here on the blog. For those who are regular followers, my cross country road trip, New York to San Francisco, was a blast and I know many … Continue reading

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