Author: David Bellos


Eclectic Nonfiction in Minireviews

January 24, 2016 Uncategorized 22 ★★★★

Eclectic Nonfiction in MinireviewsTitle: Brown Girl Dreaming
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
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Brown Girl Dreaming is the first book I’ve read and it took some getting used to. Because of formatting, there was less text to read on each page and I had to slow myself down to make sure I appreciated it, instead of just flying through. Once I did slow down, I really appreciated this format for the author’s memoir. I thought she took great advantage of the format to add emotional impact to the stories she was sharing. I don’t read enough poetry to feel able to evaluate with any expertise, but at least subjectively, I enjoyed it a lot. Read more »