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book cover: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Book review: Sing, Unburied, Sing

By Kate Blackwood / July 25, 2020

Every human struggle has a spiritual shadow. In the world of this book, it’s personified.

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Book review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

By Kate Blackwood / May 22, 2020

Family history and Texas culture come together to suggest that sometimes justice does need to make an end run around the law after all.

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Starry sky and small white tent

Book review: Reading Station Eleven during a pandemic

By Kate Blackwood / May 13, 2020

After a second reading—this one during a pandemic much less severe than the one in the book—I see more. It’s a story about gratitude. And grace. And tenacity.

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Honeybee up close

Book review: The History of Bees

By Kate Blackwood / April 10, 2020

Honeybees star in this book. They don’t speak, but they are continually communicating. By the end, I was fully impressed by the important role bees play in global agriculture and the danger to overlooking them or even abusing them.

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