Review: Emancipation Day by Wayne Grady

*I received this copy from Random House Canada in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Emancipation Day Author: Wayne Grady Publisher: Anchor Canada Publication Date: paperback, November 2014 ISBN: 9780385677684 Synopsis from Goodreads: With his curly black hair and his wicked grin, everyone swoons and thinks of Frank Sinatra when Navy musician Jackson Lewis takes theContinue reading “Review: Emancipation Day by Wayne Grady”

Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing”

Some Great Thing Lawrence Hill Published: 1992 Publisher: Harper Perennial ISBN: 978-1-55468-694-0 Written by the same author who brought us The Book of Negroes, the novel Some Great Thing tells the story of Winnipeg native, Mahatma Grafton, a young and passionate journalist. As a young black man with a very unique name, Mahatma faces assumptions about raceContinue reading “Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing””