BGN Book Review: The Feminist Thrill of ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’

by Nina N. Yeboah @gotmyniinaa First, it’s the bodacious cover: neon green lettering splattered on a crisp image of a dark-skinned woman in reflector shades. You don’t even have to notice the poised knife in her view to want to read this. But if you do need a bit more, there’s this synopsis to whet any...

BGN Book Review: Kym Whitley’s ‘The Delusion of Cinderella’

When I noticed the cover art for actress, comedienne, and, now author, Kym Whitley’s debut novel, The Delusion of Cinderella, I knew right away that this was not a rendition for children. “This is not for the faint of heart! You cannot, I repeat, cannot read this Cinderella story to your babies,” Whitley said to...

BGN Book Review: The Chronocar by Steve Bellinger

By Nina N. Yeboah @gotmyniinaa In her historical memoir, Lose Your Mother, Saidiya Hartman says, “In an apocalyptic account of history, the end is inevitable and destruction can be traced to the most innocuous and routine beginnings, like the exchange of salutations and vows of love on the Atlantic coast.” She’s speaking of the 1482 meeting...