Best Book Lists for May 29-June 4
Books for summer, fighting racism, and more
|Nicholas E. Barron||Jun 5|
Black Americans deserve the right to life as much as anyone else in this country. That’s why I support the peaceful protests that are happening across the country.
Every night this week in DC we’ve listened to sirens and helicopters. On Monday night, federal authorities fired tear gas and flashbangs to disperse a crowd of peaceful protestors outside the White House. What a disgrace.
I’m just a farm boy from Missouri. But it seems to me that if we lose our freedom to peacefully protest our government, then we’ve lost the foundation on which this country exists.
We writers and book lovers should be particularly concerned. Today it’s peacefully kneeling in a park. Tomorrow it could be something you’re writing or reading that incurs the fury of those in power.
Thanks for reading,
New Books Book Lists
11 New Books We Recommend This Week (The New York Times)
Summer Book Lists
The 30 Best Summer Books To Help You Escape 2020 (New York Post)
New Books Just In Time for Summer Reading (The OC Register)
Sign of the Times Book Lists
20 Best Books About Anti-Racism to Educate Yourself (Good Housekeeping)
Best of the Rest
11 Fiction Books Written by Black Women to Read This Year (Cupcakes and Cashmere)
The 30 Most Essential Books About Texas (Preview)
If you enjoy Bidwell Hollow, tell a friend. 👍
The first time you’re seeing Bidwell Hollow? You can subscribe below.
Shop the Bidwell Hollow Bookstore
Disclosure: Bidwell Hollow supports local bookstores and independent publishers! Bidwell Hollow is a Bookshop affiliate. This means Bidwell Hollow earns a small commission anytime you purchase after clicking a paid link. The tiny amount of money Bidwell Hollow receives helps make this website possible. Thank you!