bell hooks' Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood is an odd book. It’s nonfiction but it reads like
a novel. It focuses on hooks’ childhood, but each brief chapter can be
savored as an individual short story. hooks grew up in a home with several
sisters and one brother, but feeling like an outsider rather than a member of the
family. She was curious about taboo topics like death, race, marriage, sexuality,
and gender roles, but she could not discuss these subjects openly with anyone. ...
Posted by Elyse, May 25, 2016 03:41:12 PM