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Category Archives: fiction
“‘Yes, I know.’ Mr. Fairhead sighed. ‘It’s the one thing they’ve got to feel important about – that they’re white. It’s pitiful.’” -Willa Cather, Sapphira and the Slave Girl My first edition of Willa Cather’s Sapphira and the Slave Girl … Continue reading
[Trigger Warning: This post discusses self-harm, abuse, rape, suicide, and similar topics that may be upsetting for some readers.] Mrs. Meghan Cox Gurdon and I have dramatically different ideas of what constitutes “literature.” Also “children’s books,” “banning,” and “parenting.” Case … Continue reading