10 Favorite Hip-Hop Albums Of 2018 – In Order

10.  Mick Jenkins – Pieces of Man Jenkins makes an honest and respectful tribute to legendary Gil Scott Heron’s Pieces of Man from 1971. Much like Heron’s record, Jenkins’ is simultaneously entertaining, engaging and introspective. The production quality is high and the beats gesture to early/mid-90’s De La Soul type sounds. 9.  Pusha T –… Read More 10 Favorite Hip-Hop Albums Of 2018 – In Order

A Life in Hand: Tranströmer’s Brief, Resounding Memoir

The size of Tomas Tranströmer’s poetic memoir is initially striking: a book the size of a hand distinguished itself amongst the others at the local bookstore. Then a sticker: “2011 Nobel Prize Winner.” Sold. One could read a Nobel Laureate’s autobiographical montage without spilling out hours necessary for other classics. Maybe in a day. The… Read More A Life in Hand: Tranströmer’s Brief, Resounding Memoir