Reading Fiction as a form of Freedom Fighting

Author Julia Alvarez, who escaped the dictatorship in the Dominican Republic and came to America when she was ten years old, has said: “I would go as far as to say that by reading books, entering other realities, and then taking those adventures back into our own lives, we are freedom fighters. One of theContinue reading “Reading Fiction as a form of Freedom Fighting”

Intellectual Injustice

Last week I was looking for a book for my research. It’s written by a South African author, published in South Africa, and is going to be one of my key texts, so I thought I’d buy it. WRONG. It cost R600 ($60). When I googled the same book in the USA on amazon, itContinue reading “Intellectual Injustice”