The Trees by Percival Everett

Can you see the wood for them? The lovely Notts TV Book Club invited me to read The Trees by Percival Everett. All I knew about this book before I opened it, was that it was connected to racist lynching in Mississippi in the “The Trees” in the 50s. With such an evocative title, andContinue reading “The Trees by Percival Everett”

Another Mother of a Book

A Review of The Mothers, by Brit Bennett. On the back cover of The Mothers, by Brit Bennett, Roxane Gay is quoted as saying “The Mothers has stayed with me since I first read it….”. It stayed with me too. It was one of those books I had to sit with for a moment afterContinue reading “Another Mother of a Book”