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Native American History Month Book Recommendations

Native American History Month Book Recommendations

Hannah Madeya November 29, 2023

“Firekeeper's Daughter” by Angeline Boulley “Firekeeper’s Daughter,” the debut work of Chippewa author Angeline Boulley, tells the story of Daunis Fontaine, a half-white, half-native 18-year-old...

Jo Rushby, owner of Ike’s bookstore in Durban, has seen more young people among her customers since the start of the pandemic. PHOTO: THE HAWK

Used bookstores turn the page on pandemic challenges

Allie Miller July 20, 2022

Johannesburg, South Africa — At the entrance to Collector’s Treasury, a bookstore in the Braamfontein neighborhood of Johannesburg, customers are greeted with a book-lined cement staircase and that...

Charles Khora leads children at a Saturday morning book club. PHOTO: DEVIN YINGLING 22/THE HAWK

Volunteers host weekly book club for children at Gandhi’s former home

Elise Welsh July 18, 2022

Bhambayi, South Africa ––  One Saturday morning in mid-June, Charles Khora gathered a group of children in a circle and had them join hands, just as he does every week. They ran back and forth...

Joanne Joseph talked to The Hawk about her latest book, Children of Sugarcane. PHOTO: DEVIN YINGLING 22/THE HAWK

South African author publishes novel about Indian indenture

Leslie Quan June 22, 2022

Joanne Joseph is an established South African news personality with more than 20 years of experience hosting radio and television shows for major South African broadcasters. In 2013, she published “Drug...

Books to read for Womens History Month

Books to read for Women’s History Month

The Hawk Staff March 16, 2021

A selection of books written by female St. Joe's professors Tipping on a Tightrope: Divas in African American Literature (2012) by Aisha Lockridge, Ph.D., associate professor of English         Girls...

Editors picks: books to read for Black History Month

Editor’s picks: books to read for Black History Month

The Hawk Staff February 3, 2021

The Hate U Give - Angie Thomas, (Sehar Macan-Markar ’22, Assistant Opinions Editor) In this novel about the racism that Black people have to face at such a young age, the main character Starr witnesses...

Tenaya Darlington, M.F.A, always thought she’d be a fiction writer growing up. Little did she know that one day she’d be known as Madame Fromage, her cheesy alter ego. PHOTO: Daniel Remishevsky ’23

A hunk of cheese and a whole lot of love

Zach Dobinson October 8, 2019

St. Joe's professor turned her love of cheese into her life's work Tenaya Darlington, M.F.A., associate professor of English, never thought her world would revolve around a ball of cheese. However, what...

When being wrong is actually right

When being wrong is actually right

Leslie Quan September 24, 2019

How one book protests the idea of perfection “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” by Mark Manson has been in the top of The New York Times bestseller list for 144 weeks (and counting) in the Advice,...

It’s no longer his narrative

It’s no longer his narrative

Devin Yingling September 17, 2019

Anticipating Chanel Miller’s new book In 2015, a case came before the Santa Clara County Superior Court in which the defendant in the matter was eventually found guilty for “three felonies: assault...

The childrens section of the Friends of Walnut St. West Library. PHOTO: DIMETRI WILLIAMS ’19/THE HAWK

Financial strain in Philadelphia public libraries

Carly Calhoun March 19, 2019

Lack of funding hurts libraries and their communities Branches of the Free Public Library of Philadelphia are still feeling the effects of budget cuts from the 2008 recession, affecting their...

The Spiral Bookcases mascot, Amelia (Photo by Alex Mark 20).

Secondhand spell-books

Alex Mark January 24, 2018

Fascinating finds at the Spiral Bookcase. Located just off Manayunk’s Main Street, The Spiral Bookcase is a small but cozy secondhand bookshop full of fascinating finds. Upon walking into the shop,...

John Greens first and latest novels respectively (Photo by Rose Weldon 19).

An “Okay? Okay.” retrospective

Franki Rudnesky October 2, 2017

Anticipating the new novel from John Green. _______________________________________________________________________________ Fans of teen fiction novels, rejoice. Author and vlogger John Green is making...

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