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Body of Faith by Robert Fuller

<i>Body of Faith</i> by Robert Fuller

  As someone who believes strongly in researching intersections of society as much as possible, I was intrigued when I saw Fuller’s┬áBody of Faith available for eBook rental from University of Chicago. Let me pause quickly and praise this service. I’m located outside of a university system at the moment and acquiring appropriate resources for […]

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

<i>Modern Romance</i> by Aziz Ansari

  Recently, my brother and I were taking a road trip from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and back. The trip is about 9 hours in total, so we looked for an audiobook that would take up most of that. Both being avid Ansari fans, we made this choice quickly. I am an advocate of listening to […]

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder...

<i>Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America</i> by Jill Leovy

  Ghettoside is a behemoth of a book. At 366 pages, it’s longer than most other non-fiction books of its ilk and it packs punches on every single page. Tracing the homicide investigation of a 18-year-old boy murdered in a drive-by shooting, Leovy peels back the layers of complications which surround the lives and deaths […]

Between the World and Me by Ta...

<i>Between the World and Me</i> by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  Between the World and Me is not written for me and yet I knew it was required reading. I, like the rest of the world, have watched as the idea of America has been continually challenged on the streets of various cities. I’ve watched it all from across an ocean, living in country that […]

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