Blood, The Stuff Of Life

Nov 19, 2013

"It's in the blood." 

Credit House of Anansi

Ever heard that statement? 

There are many notable quotations about blood, both as a literal substance that keeps us alive, and as a figurative connector that enables race and rage, kin and humankind. 

Canadian writer Lawrence Hill considers both the literal and the figurative in his book Blood: The Stuff of Life.