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Entries by Catherine C. Lutz from 03/2014

Presidential Inauguration Poet Richard Blanco Discusses Journey to Podium

| Posted 03.19.2014 | Books

On the surface, Blanco's story is that of a Cuban-American boy trying to figure out where he belongs: geographically, culturally and sexually. But as he intimately and expertly related through his poetry, his emotional experiences are universal.

Author Tom Reiss Shares Historic Story Behind The Black Count

| Posted 03.26.2014 | Books

The author never set out to write a story about the French Revolution, nor its largely unknown place in history as a pivotal moment of racial integration. He was simply a lifelong fan of Alexandre Dumas the novelist.