Post Profile

Books: The Agony Of Anxious College-Educated Brooklyn Parents

Having had the chance to read an early copy of Lucinda Rosenfeld's new book, CLASS, last weekend, I wanted to be sure to recommend it to you as quickly as possible -- even though you may not be able to get a hold of a copy for a little while longer and despite the fact that I hope to interview Rosenfeld about her novel in the next few days. Without giving too much away, the novel tells the story of a college-educated white family in Brooklyn whose condo is zoned for a local school whose demographics and test scores have not kept up with the gentrification of the surrounding neighborhood.
read more


Related Posts

Have Our Book Critics Gone Soft? (What Happens When “Every” Book Is Worth Reading?)

Arts : Modern Art Notes

“Nearly all of the more than 100 books graded by Book Marks seem to be worth reading, which renders it somewhat useless as a recommendation resource, which wasn’t lost on many of its early readers. But that’s not how Lit Hub editor-...

Good Students Stick To The Books

Industries / Customer Service : Not Always Right

(Bookstore | MI, USA) Customer: “I need books for my son’s chemistry lab class. No used copies, please. I only want new.” (I come back bringing a new copy of the book and give it to her. The cover of the book is made out of paper th...

HaBO: Heroine Has Clover-Shaped Birthmark

Entertainment / Books : Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

This HaBO is from Harper Gray, who wants to find this book set in Italy: This is a book I read in the early 2000s; it was loaned to me by a friend and was missing its cover. I can’t for the life of me remember the title or author. B...

If You Want A Signed Book - Please Order!

Genres / Horror : Horror Movie A Day

Hey folks, just a quick reminder that if you want a signed copy of the HMAD book (by me and Todd Farmer!), you can do so HERE, and I highly recommend it. As those who already received a physical copy can attest, it's pretty big (600...

Books: Forthcoming Novel Highlights White Parents & Diverse Schools

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education

Lucinda Rosenfeld's new novel, Class, is scheduled to come out in a few months, but we're already starting to hear about it this summer. According to the Amazon blurb, the book focuses on "idealistic forty-something Karen Kipple" wh...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC