Seven Books to Read in the First Half of 2019

Editor’s Note:  As you may notice, this is a list heavy with white males.  This wasn’t a conscious effort on my part.  It just so happens that a lot of these authors are ones I truly enjoy and have read in the past.  These are just seven of the more than six dozen books I…

Underground Airlines

Ben Winters’ Underground Airlines imagines a modern world where the U.S. Civil War never happened and without that war, slavery remained legal in South.  The story follows a young black man named Victor (one of many aliases he uses), a former slave himself who had been given freedom in exchange for a position with the…