Category Archives: art & literature

Virgen Art VI

Haven’t done one of these in a while. If you want to see the Virgen art from past posts, check out the gallery (I finally put it all in one place)! In 2006, this next one was chosen to be … Continue reading

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In celebration of Women’s History Month…

I’m featuring nonfiction women’s history/women’s studies-related books all month long on my book blog. I’m also hosting at least 1 giveaway each week in March that everyone is free to enter. The ones currently running are US or US/Canada-only, but … Continue reading

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Giveaway: America Libre & House Divided

Win a copy of Raul Ramos y Sanchez’s two books, America Libre and House Divided, courtesy of Hachette Book Group! As the events of House Divided unfolded, one thing immediately came to mind: this is precisely the kind of book … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Michael Steele on his favorite book: Hmmm…War and Peace, you say? Because that quote is from A Tale of Two Cities. Doh!

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Happy Labor Day

Lots of people have today off, but let’s remember the workers who don’t, eh? Artwork by La Mustia. via Alto Arizona.

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Oh HELL no.

Cross-posted from my book blog. We live in a world in which industry “best of” lists routinely ignore overlook women and people of color in favor of middle-aged white men and the occasional middle-aged white woman.  I guess, in Anis … Continue reading

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Review: Malinche by Laura Esquivel

Originally posted on my book blog. Are you one of those people who keeps reading books even though they don’t like them? I am. I had a feeling I’d hate Laura Esquivel’s Malinche by about page 8. By  about page … Continue reading

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