“after reading her story, you might want to remove the modifiers: Eunice was not just a brilliant African American woman lawyer; she was a brilliant lawyer.”
“Although Back Channel is about thwarting the Cuban Missile Crisis, it is also about Margo navigating U.S. racial dynamics of the 1960s.”
“Stephen Carter turns out to be a surprisingly good writer . . .”
What if Abraham Lincoln had somehow survived assassination at the end of the Civil War?