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The phrase “life is unpredictable” is an uncannily apt description of the events that unfold in Sonali Deraniyagala’s memoir, “Wave.” A supposedly fun post-Christmas getaway with her family turned into a living nightmare in mere seconds.
“Luster” is a much-needed examination of the intersection of Blackness, class, sexuality and power.
How reading helped cultivate inner peace and self-awareness I spent half a year worrying. No exaggeration — 6 months out of 12, they were spent