January 2023

Matt WolfExploring the Life and Legacy of Marion Stokes Through the Documentary “Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project” by Matt Wolf

Marion Stokes "was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, access television producer, civil rights demonstrator, activist, librarian, and prolific archivist" (Wikipedia) This documentary includes rare footage of 1970s television, including but not limited to the Iran student/hostage crisis and the dialog of the times. Her work was priceless contribution to archives and history, since the networks did not save everything themselves.  written by Ellen A…

Explore These Novels If You Enjoy Michael Connolly’s Bosch Series

What novels are like the Bosch series? As the second season of Bosch Legacy wraps filming, a question often raised by fans of the beloved Michael Connolly series looking for their next fix. Here are seven crime thriller gems featuring brilliant, angst-ridden detectives who will do anything to ensure justice is served: Thin Air, an LA Noir Crime Novel by Lisa Gray This Storm, an …
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Paul Levine’s Profound Legal Thriller “Early Grave”

The Bottom Line: A profound legal thriller that vacillates between comedy and tragedy en route to a moving finale. Levine delivers rarefied entertainment while daring us all to question the status quo.  The final book in Paul Levine’s Jake Lassiter series finds the defense attorney engaging in a battle that is decidedly personal. Long before Jake’s law career, he was a linebacker for the Miami …
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Gillian Sze’s “You are my Favorite Color”

 Words are by poet Gillian Sze , a telling of a mother explaining the beauty to her children of their brown color, when a child asks why am I brown color, the mother explains what brown skin means .  This book empowers and embraces and is a reminder for young readers that they have shades of color that only they can discover and express.     written by Mary D…