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One of the Most Timely Novels of the Year Is About Black Women in the 1880s Hunting Zombies

From Gizmodo: Deathless Divide, Justina Ireland’s stellar follow up to her 2018 novel, Dread Nation…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! The world can be utterly bleak nowadays. A government that seems to actively hate health and science, an economy ruled by a handful of lying billionaires, […]

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The attempted rehabilitation of George W. Bush’s image continues: the former president is publishing a book of his portraits of immigrants

From InsideHook: George W. Bush is releasing his portraits of immigrants in new book…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Former president and amateur artist George W. Bush is set to release a new book containing 43 portraits of immigrants. The book, titled Out of Many, One, […]

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Meet Isabel Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of Oprah’s Book Club Pick Caste

From Oprah Magazine: Isabel Wilkerson is the author of Caste, the latest Oprah’s Book Club Pick, which offers a paradigm-shifting understanding of the caste system at work in the U.S…. Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Isabel Wilkerson has written the Great American Novel–and America is the […]

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How to clean your Kindle: Get rid of viruses, grime and bacteria

From T3.com: Eliminate viruses and harmful bacteria from your tablet with these simple tips…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Objectively speaking, your tablet computer is probably pretty grim. A study by Northeastern University in Boston found that workplace iPads contained bacteria from skin and faeces, including […]

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Matthew McConaughey “Wrote” A “Memoir”

Matthew McConaughey Announces Release of First Memoir Greenlights… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Matthew McConaughey can now add “author” to his impressive resume. The Oscar-winning actor, 50, announced on social media Wednesday that he is releasing his first memoir, Greenlights, inspired by personal writings he’s penned […]

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What should contemporary readers do with Kennedy’s Profiles In Courage, which champions “compromisers on racial justice as exemplars of courage”?

From the New Yorker: J.F.K.’s “Profiles in Courage” Has a Racism Problem. What Should We Do About It? Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Every so often I hear from the descendants of Adelbert Ames, a Union general during the Civil War and then the governor of […]

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The movie adaptation of best-selling murder mystery novel Where The Crawdads Sing has found its director

From the Hollywood Reporter: ‘Where The Crawdads Sing‘ movie adaptation finds its director… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! livia Newman, who wrote and directed Netflix feature First Match, will helm Sony Pictures’ feature adaptation of the Delia Owens‘ debut novel that has dominated the New York […]

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Six Great Books Celebrating Black Joy

Let’s read more books in which Blackness is centered and Black joy is celebrated. Here’s a list of 6 books to get you started. After all, don’t we all love books with a happy ending? Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Pride by Ibi Zoboi Kindle price: […]

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Author Susan Orlean explains her drunken viral Twitter thread

From Entertainment Weekly: Susan Orlean explains her drunken viral Twitter thread, candy-coated fennel seeds and the comfort of cats…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Longtime New Yorker writer Susan Orlean has delighted readers with her articles and books, including the 2000 tome The Orchid Thief, which […]

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Channing Austin Brown discusses her memoir’s second wave of success amid the Black Lives Matter movement

From The Hollywood Reporter: Author Austin Channing Brown on lessons ‘I Am Still Here‘ memoir teaches amid current racial justice movement…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free! Austin Channing Brown was fired from her job when she found the desire to write a book. “I had a […]

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