book brief

book brief

“The first time I heard Howard Zinn speak I was a student in the deep South, and amazed that anyone could stay alive long enough to say such things. He was completely fearless, totally relaxed, making joking asides as he went straight to the bloody heart of Empire. How much time it has saved me, having him as a teacher my second year in college.… Continue reading

Reprint “Go to the Places That Scare You”
by Valerie Schloredt
Posted Oct 02, 2012 Yes Magazine

The Acclaimed Novelist on why a life worth living is a life worth fighting for

“Alice Walker is a poet, essayist, and commentator, but she’s best known for her prodigious accomplishments as a writer of literary fiction. Her novel The Color Purple won the Pulitzer Prize and National… Continue reading