New Stuff Tuesday — Dec. 4, 2018

Book cover for Heavy

Heavy: An American Memoir
by Kiese Laymon
E185.97.L394 A3 2018
New Arrivals Island, 2nd Floor

Kiese Laymon, one of the best writers currently chronicling his experience of growing up and living as a black man in the South, has published a new memoir. He writes about his family, schooling, and professional life and how they have been shaped by violence, trauma, and addiction. He links this trauma to the experience of growing up as a black man in the United States and how that has affected generations of black men and black families. This is a moving book by a wonderful writer.

About Diana

Diana is the Reference & Instructional Technology Librarian at UW-Whitewater. She can introduce you to a variety of technology to help improve your teaching, learning, research, and professional development. Ask her about Zotero, tea, or technology. She is the liaison librarian to the departments of Psychology and Social Work.
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