First Novel…Ever

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-g9qxb-abd1ed The Tale of Genji (源氏物語 Genji monogatari) is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century.The work recounts the life of Hikaru Genji, or "Shining Genji", the son of an ancient Japanese emperor, known to readers as Emperor Kiritsubo, and a low-ranking concubine called Kiritsubo Consort. For political reasons, the … Continue reading First Novel…Ever

#NCFroIsReading is Enjoying Short Stories from African American Women Across the Century

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xa887-aa3764 Today is International Women's Day and I choose to celebrate by reading amazing short stories from African American women writers from Jean Toomer, Ann Petry, circa 1958, with the only male, Jessie Fauset, circa 1919 to Terry McMillan circa 1991. I have enjoyed the sultry stylings of Lady Day aka Billie Holiday, tragic figure, … Continue reading #NCFroIsReading is Enjoying Short Stories from African American Women Across the Century