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For the month of October, the Readers and Writers Book Club is reading and commenting on Howard W. French’s Born in Blackness. Essays are due on or after October 25th. I’m halfway through the book and I liken it to Jared Diamond’s Guns Germs and Steel, in that French looks back to the last five hundred years and tells us how we got to where we are now. I’m looking forward to writing and…



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Andrew Gaertner

To live in a world of peace and justice we must imagine it first. For this, we need artists and writers. I write to reach for the edges of what is possible.