So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know

So Close

In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood. In So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches (well, rich enough that she can buy $15,000 designer handbags yet scared enough […]

What is it today?

What Is It Today

What is it today? is a collection of poems, a story, and an essay. The author explores the issues of justice, freedom, and liberation. As a former political prisoner under the Samuel Doe military regime, Duworko knows a thing or two about liberation. The author pours his fighting spirits out into his words.

My Mother’s Land: Tales and Tastes of Liberia

My Mother's Land

Finally living her dream of teaching in Spain, Dena is on top of the world—until she receives a call that her mother is in the hospital. When her mom passes away, Dena is left with the helpless sorrow that comes when you’ve lost a piece of your heart. Time passes, but she feels stuck. She […]

Musings of a Patriot: A Collection of Essays on Liberia

Musings of a Patriot

One commentary at a time, Musings of a Patriot, offers piercing insights into the workings of government in Liberia. From the 1997 elections that gave rebel leader Charles Taylor state power to his eventual arrest and detention; from Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s dogged stances as a prominent opposition politician to her governance style as Africa’s first […]