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.
Art and life intertwine in Earthsong, the final book in Suzette Haden Elgin’s feminist Native Tongue trilogy.
Kent Nerburn’s book, rereleased on its 25th anniversary, is full of beauty and humor.
A woman’s language spreads subversively throughout the known galaxy, unbeknownst to any men, in the second book of Suzette Haden Elgin’s Native Tongue Trilogy.
In Kawai Strong Washburn’s powerful debut novel, complex characters mix with magical realism and dangerous saviors lurk in the water.
Vincent Bevins’ book details how the the U.S. used anticommunism to reshape the world, leaving a bloody trail in its wake.