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5 Articles I’m Reading

The Atlantic takes a look at how the FBI treated Black-Owned Bookstores during the height of the Black Panther movement. Spoiler alert: not well.

Book Riot has some great tips to make reading the classics a little bit easier.

Here are 15 Great Books That Would Make Terrible Movies.

Over at Electric Literature, one writer shares her disappointment with travel memoirs.

Yes! There’s an interview with Carmen Maria Machado!

4 Shows/Movies I’m Watching

Altered Carbon

Mission: Impossible

The Post

I, Tonya

3 New to Me Books

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Educated by Tara Westover

Stray City by Chelsey Johnson (out March 20)

2 Books I’m Currently Reading

The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare

Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts

1 Quote

“We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel… is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.” Ursula K. Le Guin

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