The WWR team reads to escape reality, confront reality, and change reality this week.
Whitehead, Colson. The Underground Railroad. Knopf. Sept. 2016. 320p. ISBN 9780385537032. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9780385537049. F Pulitzer Prize finalist Whitehead (John Henry Days) here telescopes several centuries’ worth of slavery and oppression as he puts escaped slaves Cora and Caesar on what is literally an underground railroad, using such brief magical realist touches to enhance […]
A huge draw at every Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference is the literacy signing following the all-day Librarians Day sessions. The 2016 get-together is in San Diego, July 13–16, with the “Readers for Life” autograph session, open to the public, on July 13 from 5:30–7:30. Fans will be able to purchase copies of books […]