This is where my procrastination-induced and complaint-filled entries lived while I was studying for the bar. Now, I suppose, it's a random space where shorter posts will hang out, eat snacks, and talk about me behind my back.
Writings that take more time will live at my regular blog at escaping words.
Refrain from your sideeyeing*, but I recently joined a book club here in D.C. in which we try to read, exclusively, books by/about women. This has spurred me to challenge myself to read more books by/about people of color —and specifically, by/about women of color. (The hope is to finish a new book every two weeks.)
But what titles do I turn to? I’unno. Or at least, I didn’t know.
So I crowdsourced a list, and a whole bunch of lovely, awesome internet people helped me come up with a whole lot of titles. Like, more than 300 titles. It was pretty amazing watching folks cluster into the document and add their favorites.
So here’s that list. It still needs organizing, but peruse it and add your own titles!
*I am a 60-year-old cat lady at heart.
(Read about how I actually carried out the project after the jump)
Breathe as deep into your bones
as Houdini might have
Forget what you know.
Or, at least,