Review: ‘Have The Men Had Enough?’ By Margaret Forster // Changing Pages

Review: ‘Have The Men Had Enough?’ By Margaret Forster // Changing Pages

The novel is such a clever study of dementia — the ebbs and flows of the illness itself. The progression from a woman who is mobile, continent and conversant — even if in an erratic way — to a woman who needs full time care; the periods of calm and stability to the swift progression of falls, incontinence, and full time care. All of this is dealt with sensitively but without being overly sentimental. Continue reading Review: ‘Have The Men Had Enough?’ By Margaret Forster // Changing Pages

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Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross

Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross

Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross

Honoring Aboriginal Perspectives — ‘Winter Child’ By Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau Tells A Story Of A Mother’s Rebirth After An Unbearable Event // I’ve Read This

Honoring Aboriginal Perspectives — ‘Winter Child’ By Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau Tells A Story Of A Mother’s Rebirth After An Unbearable Event // I’ve Read This

It’s beautifully written and it’s the perfect way to learn more about the people in this great country of ours. Continue reading Honoring Aboriginal Perspectives — ‘Winter Child’ By Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau Tells A Story Of A Mother’s Rebirth After An Unbearable Event // I’ve Read This

Books Are MVPs, ‘Bone Machine’ Returns To A Well-Fed, Well-Hydrated Fat Cat In A Dystopian Future Set By Diego Cortés & Nicolas Brondo | Rachel McGill

Books Are MVPs, ‘Bone Machine’ Returns To A Well-Fed, Well-Hydrated Fat Cat In A Dystopian Future Set By Diego Cortés & Nicolas Brondo | Rachel McGill

Set in a dystopian future, Bone Machine travels far and wide across the desert with his partner in search of the most valued possession to those with power and weapons: books. Continue reading Books Are MVPs, ‘Bone Machine’ Returns To A Well-Fed, Well-Hydrated Fat Cat In A Dystopian Future Set By Diego Cortés & Nicolas Brondo | Rachel McGill

#BookReview: ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’ By Sherman Alexie | I’ve Read This

#BookReview: ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’ By Sherman Alexie | I’ve Read This

I really enjoy reading indigenous perspectives because I think it offers a window into a very complicated part of our society that many people don’t bother to understand or listen to. Why is this fact not talked about more? Why are so many people still so ignorant to this part of our history? Continue reading #BookReview: ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’ By Sherman Alexie | I’ve Read This