In her memoir, Scovell shines a light on the male-dominated writers rooms and how she was determined to break through them—which she did with great success.
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Responsible for 50 rapes and 12 murders, the perpetrator was never caught—but he became the obsession of author Michelle Mc Namara, a true crime journalist who spent years trying to uncover his identity.
Mc Namara died unexpectedly while writing this book, which includes an afterward from her husband, Patton Oswalt.
Cullors's memoir reflects on her activism as well as her story as being a black woman in contemporary America.
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Stripping away the mythical fantasies of motherhood, O'Connell delivers a poignant and funny look at what it means to be a parent in our current time.
Landrieu made the accurate acknowledgement that the statues were not simply icons of Southern heritage, but rather monuments to white supremacy.
In his latest book, Landreiu reflects on his Southern upbringing and how he took the history of the region for granted in a compelling reconsideration of what it means to be a Southerner in contemporary America.