Margaret Wilkerson Sexton with R.O. Kwon - On The Rooftop

On The Rooftop by author Margaret Wilkerson Sexton is a stunning novel about a mother whose dream of musical stardom for her three daughters collides with the daughters’ ambitions for their own lives — set against the backdrop of gentrifying 1950s San Francisco. The neighborhood is changing, too: all around the Fillmore, white men in […]

Diya Abdo - American Refuge: True Stories of the Refugee Experience

In the intimate and eye-opening American Refugee, Diya Abdo — daughter of refugees, U.S. immigrant, English professor, and activist — shares the stories of seven refugees. Coming from around the world, they’re welcomed by Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR), an organization Diya founded to leverage existing resources at colleges to provide temporary shelter to refugee […]