Authors

David Sedaris holding an umberella

David Sedaris

David Sedaris is set to visit Music City next week. Before he comes, here are a few of his essays and collections I consider "Required Reading."

Islandborn by Junot Diaz

Book Review: Islandborn by Junot Díaz

Published on March 13, Junot Díaz´s long awaited first book for children is a love letter to the children-both young and old- who carry in themselves the memories of the places that have shaped them and their communities.

black and white photo of Sue Grafton

Z is for Sue

Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone alphabet mysteries and legendary pioneer for women in detective fiction, died last week at the age of 77.  

Rashad Rayford

Rashad's Reading List

Rashad "thaPoet" Rayford shares his reading list for those who wish to further explore activism and civil rights in literature.

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