Books & Beats: May 16, 2015
In God Help the Child (Knopf), the latest offering from Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Toni Morrison, the life of a lovesick fashion icon is intertwined with another woman's release from prison. Reviewer Betsy Burton says "The story line, eviscerating at times, can take us by surprise... The imagery is cinematic, the writing fluid, evocative, yet more pared down than in Morrison's previous work."
Austen Diamond chronicles the meteoric rise of Ed Sheeran, from his humble beginnings as an opening act at the South by Southwest music festival to his duet with Elton John. You can see Sheeran on Tuesday, May 19, at Energy Solutions Arena.