Tag: Aubrey L. Hicks
This month’s book is both poetry and criticism, Citizen: An American Lyric. Rankine’s piece is a revolution. A political, a poetic, complex revolution in 169 pages. We look at it through an unusual lens – what should we take away from works of art as we think about governance in America?
Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Water Knife looks at our use and manipulation of water and water rights in the US and brings us to an ultimate conclusion.
Evicted is written by Harvard sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Matthew Desmond. It is being hailed as a “landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America.”
Written in 1968, Do Androids Dream of ElectricSheep is set in a near-future San Francisco amid vast desertion to off-world colonies. Those remaining on Earth contend with nuclear fallout dust and other dangers. Dick asks fundamental questions in the novel and our discussion touches on just a few of these.
by Aubrey L. Hicks This morning we’re sharing a listen. Last week, Radiolab aired a show titled “60 Words.” They take a look at the 60-word Authorization for Use of…
by Aubrey L. Hicks A recent convergence of articles about reading and public policy have got us thinking, and we hope they’ll get you thinking too. In an Op-Ed in…