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Leah Reads: Such a Fun Age, by Kiley Reid

Leah Reads: Such a Fun Age, by Kiley Reid

Such a Fun Age¬†centers its story on a late evening in Philadelphia, when a young Black woman’s boss calls her in a last-minute emergency to babysit her young daughter. Emira, the babysitter, is asked to take the toddler to the neighborhood’s upscale grocery market, where 

Leah Reads: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Leah Reads: Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

I looked it up on a map. I lived two miles from where the author Ta-Nehisi Coates grew up. I was twenty-five and living in a loft apartment on the corner of Eutaw and Centre Streets in Baltimore. That apartment had security cameras and gates