“I realized I had to center myself and people like me in my writing because I didn’t know who else would.”
by George Lubitz
After thanking her friends, family, and co-stars, Golden Globe winner Tracee Ellis Ross noted, “It’s nice at 44. I like it here!”
“I know people are going to jump on me for this; the Mona Lisa’s a nice painting but if the guy had never painted it, the world would still go on. Not that I’m da Vinci or anything, but having those kinds of feelings sort of frees you.”
by Edward Porter
This democracy of narrative importance makes The Known World a favorite in the academy . . . [W]hat’s more, the novel’s egalitarian agenda extends to the worst of its characters as well as the best—it levels in both directions.