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Shuggie Bain ft. Tish Murtha

Davis Warren, Joe Rusnock, Sean Tashijan, Jack Hommeyer We discovered Tish Murtha’s photographs to be a great companion element to have as we read through the early chapters and learned more about Glasgow and the circumstances in which Shuggie grew … Continue reading

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Keeping it Real: A Podcast on Real Life by Brandon Taylor

To conclude our PBL project, we took to the mic and created a podcast centered around our discussions of Brandon Taylor’s Real Life. Listen to it here on Soundcloud.

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Keeping it Real

Brandon Taylor’s Real Life tells the story of Wallace, a young, gay, black student studying in the rural Midwest. Despite his best efforts to distance himself and keep his personal life hidden, Wallace faces racism, drama and toxicity in the workspace. This coming-of-age novel illustrates Wallace’s fight with society’s standards, along with his internal fight as a young man who … Continue reading

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