Achille Mbembe. This is another book I’ve GOT to read. I’m so excited about the various things there are to do and read and cannot believe I spent as much time as I did not doing. Why was this? Because I was absent. Axé.

One way or another

…I’m going to find you, find you, find you. Posts for today are from Remaking the University and they are about money. One and two. There’s this too, although I find the Green New Deal framework distracting, and this, and this. Axé.

Books for Christmas

THE YELLOW HOUSE (about New Orleans/N.O. East)THE LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE (Desierto sonoro) I need more, but this is a good start. I am also going to look at what I may have on my Amazon wishlist, that is good for others. Axé.


I stole this from a friend on Facebook and I think you should steal it too. I will get Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection which says in part: “These performances pleased not only because of the abilities of those who performed but also because they served to display the owner’s power and property since the … More Roubado

Golden Gulag

This book is at our library, HV9475 .C2 G73 2007. Having a book you seek turn out to actually be in the library is so reassuring, feels so supportive, so kind. Axé.