Over a decade ago, I read that a fundamental goal of the Liberal Arts is to prepare its graduates to communicate appropriately with (practically) anyone in any circumstance—a worthy goal for any world citizen. The two books that I have chosen for my (farewell) posting delightfully explore this, by authors who are masters.
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah, features his:
Swing Time by Zadie Smith
This book explores a world of topics as it riffs on the African-based rhythm and dance (kinetic joy) that bubbles through much of pop culture, speaking to our soul across race, culture, time... It also is “nimble enough to keep all its diverse parts moving gracefully toward a vision of what really matters in this life when the music stops.” - Ron Charles, Washington Post.
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