"Revealing and much needed." --BooklistIn this unflinching, unforgettable memoir, Regina Louise tells the true story of overcoming neglect in the US foster-care system. Drawing on her experience as one of society's abandoned children, she tells how she emerged from the cruel, unjust system, not only to survive, but to flourish.
“A sharp and unconventional book — a swirl of memoir, travelogue and biography of some of history's champion day-dreamers.” —Maureen Corrigan, "Fresh Air"
A spirited inquiry into the lost value of leisure and daydream
Entertainment Weekly’s #1 Book of 2018
A New York Times Notable Book and Times Critics' Top Books of 2018
The New York Times bestseller.
The wonderful thing about making a salad is that it's a relaxed, stress-free way of cooking, with endless possibilities for customization. By simply adding in a handful of toasted nuts, something sweet like raisins, a few spoonfuls of chewy grains like barley or spelt, then a crumbling of cheese; a boring salad can start to look a lot more like dinner.
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.