"An uncompromising examination of American identity. In an effort to be "black enough," a mixed-race punk rock musician indulges his own stereotypical views of African American life by doing what his white bandmates call "black stuff." After remaining silent during a racist incident, the unnamed narrator has his Black Card revoked by Lucius, his guide through Richmond, Virginia, where Confederate flags and memorials are a part of everyday life. Determined...
2) Zero Fade
Chris L. Terry's debut young adult novel Zero Fade chronicles eight days in the life of inner-city Richmond, Virginia teen Kevin Phifer as he deals with wack haircuts, bullies, last-year fly gear, his uncle Paul coming out as gay, and being grounded. From his punk rock young adulthood to teaching writing to juvenile inmates, Chris L. Terry knows the vernacular of youth, its rhythms, relationships, and dreams. Equipped with a deft comic hand, Terry...
The author presents recipes and cooking tips he received from real Italians during a tour of Italy along with anecdotes from his trip.
The growing popularity of vegetable gardening and buying locally grown produce has sparked an increase in home food preservation, such as canning, freezing, and drying. Join Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi on their two year-long journey discovering different methods of conserving food, as they combine traditional tried-and-tested preserving techniques with a thoroughly modern perspective, from smoking fish in Scotland to drying chiles in Sri Lanka. Learn...