Niches of Freedom in Washington Black

Niches of Freedom in Washington Black

By Erin Stott What is the purpose of literature? Why do we read? How does a book come to be one that matters? In what contexts does it matter? And to whom? We will all, no doubt, have several answers to all of these questions. And of course all answers are true and welcome: we all read for our own …

An Introduction to Washington Black

An Introduction to Washington Black

By Molly Masters Man Booker prize shortlisted, critically acclaimed, and beautifully, startlingly written, Washington Black by Esi Eduygan was a clear choice for our Black History Month celebration here at Books That Matter. What was not clear, however, was how to get ahold of it. Only out in hardback until next April, this amazing novel was printed in paperback exclusively …