A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School by Carlotta Walls Lanier and Lisa Frazier Page
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals by Sadiya Hartman
Looking for some books to add to your to read list? Interested in getting into new genres, authors, or topics? Check out what we’ve been reading and talking about this month at the HHL&LC! Keep an eye on our Instagram for weekly book recommendations and don’t miss the Endnote podcast, where we discuss these titles and more with writers, readers, and academics.
Black No More by George Schuyler
Fledgling by Octavia Butler
The Prophet by Khalil Gibran
Prufrock and Other Observations by T.S. Eliot
There Will Come Soft Rains, in Flame and Shadow by Sara Teasdale
Happy New Year! If your New Year’s resolution was to read more books in 2021, look no further- here’s a list of all the books the Lit and Lib Committee has been talking about over the past month. Keep an eye on our Instagram for weekly book recommendations and don’t miss the Endnote podcast, where we discuss these titles and more with writers, readers, and academics.
In the Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
The President by Miguel Ángel Asturias
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis
The White Album by Joan Didion
A Promised Land by Barack Obama
Dubliners by James Joyce
Happy if You Know It, pub. With/out Pretend Press
Seven to Eternity by Rick Reminder and Jerome Opeñas
Happy holidays! If you’re looking for something to read over the winter break, explore this list of everything the HHL&LC read and chatted about over the past month. Visit our Instagram for weekly book recommendations or catch up on the Endnote Podcast to hear discussions about some of these amazing titles!
What We All Long For- Dionne Brand
Lives of the Saints- Nino Ricci
She Tries Her Tongue, the Silence Softly Breaks- M. NourbeSe Philip
A Journal of the Plague Year- Daniel Defoe
And the Band Played On- Randy Schultz
Whylah Falls- George Elliot Clarke
Frying Plantain- Zalika Reid-Benta
The Ward- John Lorinc, Tatum Taylor, Michael McCelland, and Ellen Scheinberg
We can’t believe it’s already November! Just in time for reading week, we’re bringing you a list of everything we read and chatted about reading at the HHL&LC in the month of October. Visit our Instagram for weekly book recommendations or catch up on the Endnote Podcast to hear discussions about some of these amazing titles!
States of Separation- Laura Robson
Born a Crime- Trevor Noah
Family Happiness and Other Stories- Leo Tolstoy
What is Not Yours is Not Yours- Helen Oyeyemi
The Color Purple- Alice Walker
The Geography of Hope- Chris Turner
Shake Hands with the Devil– Roméo Dallaire
New Index for Predicting Catastrophes- Madhur Anand
Happy September! We hope you’re enjoying the new semester. In between readings and assignments (and maybe sometimes while procrastinating readings and assignments) here’s what we’ve been taking a break from the screen to read this month. Visit our Instagram for weekly book recommendations and check out the Endnote Podcast to hear discussions about some of these amazing works!
My Brilliant Friend- Elena Ferrante
The Idiot- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay- Michael Chabon