nonfiction

March: Book One

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After years of schoolwork, countless documentaries, and numerous film adaptations, the Civil Rights struggle of the 1960s seems so familiar to us that we may feel there is no new way to approach it. I’m happy to say that March: Book One by…

Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes

Dotter

This winner of the 2012 Costa Award (UK) for best biography delineates the life of two women, circumstantially connected through author James Joyce. The narrator, Mary Talbot, scholar and wife of her co-author — well-known comic book creator Bryan Talbot…

Smile

In sixth grade, Raina Telgemeier fell while running and severely damaged her two front teeth. Because of that she had to endure four years of braces, headgear, retainers, surgeries, and more in an effort to make her teeth look and…

Clan Apis

Many of us have a very distinct image of evolution, born of science classes and popular myth. We can almost see that brave creature, a cross between a fish and a frog, taking it’s first tentative steps onto land, forging…