#Malcolm X

Happy 95th Birthday, Alex Haley!

A celebration of the work of Alex Haley, who wrote ROOTS.

The Literary Art of The Screenplay

Screenwriting as a literary art form. A screenplay can be read like other literature, and reading can enhance the viewing experience.

Famous People Who Need A YA Backstory

Inspired by X: A Novel, about the young life of Malcolm X; other famous people who need a YA backstory.

When Movie Characters Read Classics Aloud

Successful and unsuccessful direct quotes of books in movies.

5 Book Recs for the (Imaginary) Kanye West Book Club

If Kanye West had a book club, these are some of the books he should consider selecting (and yes of course I included lyrics).