Infinite Winter 2017 Counterproposal

After seeing Wesley Lowery be interviewed last night about his new book “They Can’t Kill Us All,” which tracks his experience in places like Ferguson, Baltimore, and Cleveland, I realized that I’d rather spend the winter engaged with present social issues instead of distracted from them; i.e. I’m not sure I want to read Don Quixote and/or Moby Dick.

My counterproposal is that we put together a reading curriculum that keeps us steeped in American sociopolitical reality. A few examples, in no particular order:

Thoughts, Fuller? We could, of course, do the classics AND some of this stuff.

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