book review, writing

Review: Conversations with Lorraine Hansberry (2021)

Lorraine Hansberry was an award winning playwright and the first African American woman to have a play performed on Broadway. Her play Raisin in the Sun (1959) was a big success. The story is about the life of a working class African American family in Chicago. The themes are segregation, restricted opportunities for African Americans, […]

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book review, writing

More Great Sci-Fi by Becky Chambers

I am a woman and I like science fiction. Is there a 12-step program for that? I don’t think it necessary, but I really wonder why people think that it’s uncommon for a woman to like a story set in space. Adventure, exploration, new cultures, what’s not to like? Today’s sci-fi even has strong female […]

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