Archive for December 1st, 2011

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Give Us Each Day: the Diary of Alice Dunbar-Nelson, ed. by Gloria T. Hull

“Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935) was a talented writer, poet, journalist, lecturer, clubwoman, anti-lynching crusader and suffragette.” This description of the wife of Paul Laurence  was was taken from an old newspaper clipping, brown with age. The reviewer, AnnAllen Shockley,was a former librarian at Fisk University.

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Genet, A Biography of Janet Flanner by Brenda Wineapple

Flanner was a Paris correspondent for the New Yorker for half a century, beginning in 1921.

These women writers took different paths and  dealt with different personal issues.  In many ways they were similar because of they able to observe  and remark on the events of their times.

Reading in any form

It is not necessary to leave your recliner to read almost any material on your list. (more…)

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