Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Set in the 1960s, The Poisonwood Bible centers around the wife and four– very different– daughters of a preacher who takes his family to Africa as missionaries. This novel is a remarkable accomplishment by author Barbara Kingsolver. The chapters rotate between the unique voices of each sister: the beautiful Rachel, a vain teenager who simply … Continue reading Book Review: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Review: 3 Graphic Biographies

Maus: My Father Bleeds History and Maus: …And Here My Troubles Began by Art Spiegelman are a two-part graphic biography of Spiegelman’s father, Vladek, a Holocaust survivor. These books tell the very sad and detailed accounts of Vladek’s experiences as a Polish Jew during World War II. As graphic novels, they depict the Jews as mice, Nazis as … Continue reading Book Review: 3 Graphic Biographies