Clint Smith, How the Word is Passed, A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America
This week, we listen back to one of our favorite GCL Book Club conversations of the year. Poet and journalist Clint Smith’s How the Word is Passed, A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, is essential reading.
It was a National Book Award nominee and is on year-end best-of lists from the New York Times to the Washington Post to Amazon.
Buy How The Word is Passed from Clint Smith's favorite bookstore, Loyalty Bookstore, in Washington, DC.
Also, book critic Janet Somerville outlines some terrific new thrillers.
Buy Janet Somerville's Yours For Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love & War 1940-1949. The book, or the audiobook, read by Ellen Barkin.
The thrillers recommended by Janet Somerville:
Buy Rex Pickett's The Archivist.
Buy Lori Rader-Day's Death at Greenway.
Buy Rebecca Taylor's The Secret Next Door.