THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: November 20, 2015

Recommended Reading Ta-Nehisi Coast won the National Book Award for nonfiction for Between the World and Me, an exploration of his experience of being a black man in America.  Well done.  Must read. “The classroom was a jail of other people’s interests. The library was open, unending, free.” “You must resist the common urge toward the comforting narrative of divine law, toward fairy tales that imply some irrepressible justice. The enslaved were not bricks… Read More