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First Few Pages: The Nickel Boys
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: The Nickel Boys

As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is “as good as anyone.” Abandoned by his parents, but kept […]

First Few Pages: Before We Were Yours
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: Before We Were Yours

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers […]

First Look Club: Jean reviews Home Remedies
Book Reviews

First Look Club: Jean reviews Home Remedies

Reviewed by Jean Arboleda HOME REMEDIES By Xuan Juliana Wang 240 pages. Hogarth. “We are what the people call Bei Piao—a term coined to describe the twenty-somethings who drift aimlessly to the northern capital. […] We come with uncertain dreams […]