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10 Must-Read Articles from the Week

What The Oscars got wrong, shifting our perspective on monuments, a royal exit, the sometimes tragedy of birth, meditating on cats and Elizabeth Bishop, the politics of textiles, the popularization of Botox, you probably aren’t Beyoncé’s friend, and the Bernie/Warren spat.

Reviews of Fleishman is in Trouble, Queenie, and Three Women

Each tackled intertwined issues of identity, sexuality, and desire from the perspective of women in relationships with men, positing sexual and professional relationships as power dynamics.

Let’s return to a tension that came up and then seemed to quickly die down amid the disclosures and discussions of #MeToo. Many people said that what they wanted was ...

The day before Valentine’s Day in 2010, the legendary poet Lucille Clifton passed. At the time, Sidney Clifton, Lucille’s eldest child, was working on a series for the Hallmark Channel ...

The day before Valentine’s Day in 2010, the legendary poet Lucille Clifton passed. At the time, Sidney Clifton, Lucille’s eldest child, was working on a series for the Hallmark Channel ...

Our relationship with technology has always been fraught. On one hand, it offers the promise of humanity to innovate, evolve, and invent. The Stone Age, the Bronze Age and, some ...

For the past decade or so Shawna Potter, front woman for the hardcore band War on Women, has toured the world, recording and performing songs about feminist rage. And when ...

For the past decade or so Shawna Potter, front woman for the hardcore band War on Women, has toured the world, recording and performing songs about feminist rage. And when ...

Author Sharon Flake comes to Baltimore to speak about diversity in young adult literature at this weekend’s CityLit Festival Sometime around seventh grade, I walked into the Woodlawn public library ...

The literary nonprofit amplifies youth voices with upcoming poetry festival “Trying to change my conversations to what you thought was right / Wrong! Got my tongue feeling imprisoned / in ...

Decolonial Daughter: Letters from a Black Woman to Her European Son reflects on the lifelong process of decolonization The term “decolonize” has found its way out of academia and into ...

Citizen displays how pesky and persistent racism is. But we already knew that. The day I started reading Citizen by Claudia Rankine I was to go and pick up a check ...

A BmoreArt Holiday Gift Guide by Julia Fleischaker, Owner of Greedy Reeds Bookshop For anyone who likes to give books as gifts (or, you know, read them) 2018 has offered ...

Press Press Sentiments is a Gorgeous Collection of Immigrant and Immigrant-Adjacent Narratives by Cara Ober Press Press’s new publication, Sentiments, is so good I don’t even know how to write ...

A Summer Reading List by Julia Fleischaker August is for stretching out these long days last days of summer, before we all get too busy to read (just kidding). I ...

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