Foreword Reviews

Books Reviewed by Nava Hall

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In Focus

There is a poignant silence to these photographs taken of Paris at the turn of the previous century. They are pictures of storefronts, alleys, parks, riverbanks, streetscapes,... Read More

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During the first year of every new century, the ritual of the Mallard Hunt takes place in Oxford as a sort of homage to a duck found in an ancient drain in the fifteenth... Read More

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The Wandering Womb

“The womb is an animal that longs to generate children. When it remains barren too long after puberty, it is distressed and sorely disturbed, and straying about in the body... Read More

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Here and Now

The new book by BlackBoard’s best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby, Here and Now, tells the stories of two sisters in a family deeply committed to hard work, education, and... Read More