The Rib King, an intricately woven historical novel, centers around the black servants of a down-on-its heels upper-class white family in the early 20th century. Author Ladee Hubbard masterfully deconstructs painful African American stereotypes and offers a fresh and searing critique on race, class, privilege, ambition, exploitation, and the seeds of rage in America.
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Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of American sculptor Ruth Asawa (1926–2013), a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. This new book by journalist and author Marilyn Chase is the first biography of this major American artist.Continue reading