Pachinko (a book review)

Beginning in 1910 and ending in 1989, Min Jin Lee’s family saga, Pachinko, tells a fictional tale of a Korean family struggling against these times, against colonialism, poverty, war, religious and racial intolerance, all while learning how to forge an identity amidst the maelstrom.

IT (a book review)

Stephen King’s IT is 30 years old and has been reviewed by more than enough people. But, what the heck, let’s go for it First, I liked this novel. I liked it a lot. It’s the kind of epic you don’t see much of these days, what with modern novels spoon-feeding our short attentions with... Continue Reading →

On Racism

The only part I’m hazy about is the year. I think it was 1995. The location was the town of Warrensburg, Missouri, where I attended what is now called the University of Central Missouri. The town is not near Ferguson and the recent issues they've been having there, but at that time it was only... Continue Reading →

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