By Rachel MacFarland I find it kind of wild that I haven’t yet reviewed a book by Ursula Le Guin. Having only discovered her work several years ago, there was the initial impulse to gorge, […]
Lovato’s memoir is a work that is both personal and expansive, at once a searing personal examination into his own family history that shaped his revolutionary trajectory in life, as well as a wide-ranging history of El Salvador and how the dark shadow of its past have shaped the country’s social context today and fuels the migration of refugees to the United States.
Rachel MacFarland is unconvinced by Neil Gaiman’s attempts to locate the American Soul, as if such a singular concept exists, like a key stuck under a Slurpee machine at a roadside truck stop, just waiting to be discovered
Review: Rachel MacFarland watched the five Small Axe films, a rich collection of stories that explore Black British lives and politics in the 1970s and 80s.
Rachel MacFarland found the immersive experience of binging on Sense 8 was akin to reading a book, and a very good one at that.
Memory’s power is one of the central themes in Ta-Nehisi Coates’s fictional debut.
A mostly forgotten medieval women’s movement is revealed in Laura Swan’s book on the beguines and the communities they formed across Europe.
After discovering an attempt to “cancel” Vonnegut, Rachel MacFarland decided to reread his classic work and defend his honor.
Review: Culture Warlords is a sometimes funny, but also grim and worthy analysis of the origins and ongoing evolution of right-wing extremism in the U.S.
Art and life intertwine in Earthsong, the final book in Suzette Haden Elgin’s feminist Native Tongue trilogy.