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Redemption

by Jeff Fleischer

On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. arrived in Memphis to support striking sanitation workers and delivered a powerful address that proved to be his last. In the excellent Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours,... Read More

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Edna Lewis

by Jeff Fleischer

Edna Lewis earned a reputation as a groundbreaking chef, both for excelling as an African American woman in the New York restaurant scene and for her work popularizing Southern cooking through cookbooks like The Taste of Country Cooking.... Read More

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Agnes Martin

by Jeff Fleischer

Agnes Martin got a late start in her art career, struggled with relationships at a time when she couldn’t live openly, dealt with mental illness, and still became an important figure in the art world where her work was a bridge between... Read More

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Hidden Tapestry

by Jeff Fleischer

Jan Yoors achieved international fame as a tapestry artist in the bohemian New York scene of the 1960s, but that barely qualifies among the most interesting parts of his life. In "Hidden Tapestry", Debra Dean dives into the artist’s... Read More

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Papa Luna

by Kristine Morris

De Luna’s religious fervor is deeply felt, and his struggle to hold the church accountable to the teachings of Jesus, its own laws, and its responsibilities to the faithful is clearly rendered. At the end of the fourteenth century, the... Read More

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Warrior Is

by Susan Waggoner

"Warrior Is" is a generous and openhearted sharing of cultures that illuminates American history. Set on the northern plains in the decades leading up to and including the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, "Warrior Is", by Harley L.... Read More

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Not without a Fight

by Karen Rigby

Loss is recounted with unsparing clarity in this important biographical tale. D. W. Duke and Thomas Biebers’s Not Without a Fight: The Story of a Polish Jew’s Resistance is the lucid biography of the courageous Casimir “Cass”... Read More

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