Category: American History

What I Read in August 2022

Hello readers! August 2022 at Roof Beam Reader was devoted to all things Jane Austen. I was, however, doing a lot of reading that was not Austen or Austen-related, so I thought I’d share a quick recap of that reading here, with teeny tiny… Continue Reading “What I Read in August 2022”

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson #TBR2022RBR

According to my Goodreads account, I read Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste on December 30, 2020. I searched my blog for a review, but I had the same trouble with that one as I’m having with The Warmth of Other Suns, which is that it’s hard… Continue Reading “The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson #TBR2022RBR”

A People’s History of the United States

I have long wanted to read Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States; in fact, I think I’ve owned my copy for at least a decade. Many things kept me from picking it up, from its length to the fact that it’s… Continue Reading “A People’s History of the United States”