Welcome back to Friday Reads! Here in Western Mass, a frigid February is upon us—a perfect excuse to stay inside with a good book. Need help finding that perfect read? Look no further than these recommendations from The Common’s contributors.
Review by JULIA LICHTBLAU Though I’d heard Arinze Ifeakandu read from his debut collection, God’s Children Are Little Broken Things, at its launch at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn in June 2022, I was unprepared for the force and distinctiveness of his writing when I opened the book.
SOFIA BELIMOVA As the weather gets cooler, you may find yourself looking to spend time indoors with a good book and a cup of tea. In this installment of Fridays Reads, we bring you exciting book recommendations from two of our volunteer readers.