Monday, February 13, 2017

Lydia Peelle's 6 favorite books

Lydia Peelle is an accomplished writer of short fiction. Her first novel is The Midnight Cool. One of the author's six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Ain't I a Woman by bell hooks

To write a novel set in the Jim Crow South, I had to think deeply about the fraught timeline of race and gender politics in America. Discovering this energizing, important essay collection was one of the great rewards of that inquiry.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue