Fifty years after the publication of 'The Snowy Day' with its young African American protagonist, there's still a surprising lack of diversity in children's books.
The MLK memorial is a poem poorly translated. Why paraphrase? Across the mall, every word of Lincoln’s second inaugural address is carved in stone without an ellipsis to mar its poetry.
In this nontraditional memoir, novelist Paule Marshall explores the rich material that fueled her five decades of work.