DNF Review: Democracy in Black

Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul Eddie S Glaude Jr.   Synopsis "A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even … Continue reading DNF Review: Democracy in Black


Review: Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Irin Carmon Synopsis "Irin Carmon: I heard you can do 20 pushups. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Yes, but we do ten at a time. And then I breathe for a bit and do the second set. Nearly a half-century into being a feminist and legal pioneer, … Continue reading Review: Notorious RBG

Review: Adulthood Is a Myth

Adulthood Is a Myth Sarah Anderson Sarah's Scribbles #1 Synopsis "Are you a special snowflake? Do you enjoy networking to advance your career? Is adulthood an exciting new challenge for which you feel fully prepared? Ugh. Please go away. This book is for the rest of us. These comics document the wasting of entire beautiful … Continue reading Review: Adulthood Is a Myth


Review: Girling Up

Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular Mayim Bialik Synopsis "Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today's world is no … Continue reading Review: Girling Up


Review: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Neil deGrasse Tyson Synopsis "The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist. What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling … Continue reading Review: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry


Review: Gracious

Gracious: A Practical Primer on Charm, Tact, and Unsinkable Strength Kelly Williams Brown Synopsis "From New York Times bestselling author of Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps Kelly Williams Brown comes a funny, charming guide to modern civility in these—yes, we'll say it—rather uncivil times. Graciousness is practicing the arts of … Continue reading Review: Gracious


Review: How to Pack

How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip Hitha Palepu Synopsis "It's time to pack perfect. Every trip, every time. Your journey starts here. When you travel, the journey is just as important as the destination--and packing is the first step. In How to Pack, Hitha Palepu, a former consultant who has traveled more than … Continue reading Review: How to Pack