Assata Shakur peppers bits of wisdom throughout her novel of resistance, Assata, on everything from beauty to colonialism, from arrogance to sisterhood.
Some authors are far different in-person than they are on the page. Here at Bookstr we’re calling out five of the biggest jerks in literary lore.
Biographies are under-appreciated literary goldmines, and you should be reading them. You heard me right. The books you avoid reading offer an experience unique in scope and entertainment potential.
Kiese Laymon ingeniously familiarizes Black America on Black people’s grounds in his novels Heavy and How To Slowly Kill Yourself And Others In America.
From a young princesses’ childhood to the love story of the century, the stories go beyond the royal marriage by presenting a magnificent Queen ruling with style and confidence that never wavers.