The novel ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ by Jesmyn Ward is, essentially, two different stories happening at once: a road-trip story and a story about a multi-generational family in Mississippi coming undone under the weight and history of American racism and mass incarceration. It’s the story of thirteen-year-old Jojo and his three-year-old sister Kayla, who live with … Continue reading Review: ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ by Jesmyn Ward
Dear Bootleg Librarian: I need a new audiobook. I like mystery, suspense, life philosophy. What can you recommend for me based on your book travels? From Mysteryland Dear Mysteryland, That’s awfully cool you’re looking for a mystery because it’s one of my favorite genres and I can recommend a few. Anyone who knows me, knows … Continue reading Ask the Bootleg Librarian: A good mystery, please?