The gift that never disappoints a book lover, another book.
The New York Times has weighed in with its top titles for 2021, choosing several titles that hold a mirror up to America's past and its relationship with race and racism. "How the Word is Passed" by Clint Smith and "On Juneteenth" by Annette Gordon-Reed are two of the works on the list.
Today on All Sides Weekend Books with host Christopher Purdy, literary experts give their top recommendations and holiday gift ideas.
Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic
Kris Hickey, youth services manager, Columbus Metropolitan Library Whetstone branch
Bryan Loar, librarian and co-founder of Cbus Libraries