I watched BeyoncĂ©’s “Lemonade”. I get it. Lord, do I get it now. A music-video/film/visual album/confessional/personal diary/love letter is just the kind of epic, genre-breaking work I’ve come to expect from BeyoncĂ©. Maybe someday I’ll be ready to talk about it, but that day is not here yet. Honestly, I’m pretty sure I’m going to […]

Yaa Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing is set to be published this upcoming June. She is only 26 years old and has managed to score a seven figure deal for her first book. Sometimes the bidding wars surrounding book deals are indicative of a book’s value and sometimes they are not (cough Garth Risk Hallberg’s City […]