Reading Underwater: Reckoning With Myself as a Woman of Color Amid a White Literary World
“My reading trajectory hadn’t equipped me with how I saw myself.”
The Enchanted Wood
Faraway TreeWishing Chair
The Hardy BoysA Christmas CarolJane EyreThe BorrowersAnimal Farm
National GeographicWar and Peace The Catcher in the Rye
JPod You Shall Know Our VelocityEverything Is Illuminated Infinite Jest Lullaby
The Left Hand of Darknessit is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the endWho will see it in the darkness of my leaves? Who will count the number of them?
The Handmaid’s TaleThe Bell JarOrlandoWhite TeethI, Etcetera
The Woman Warrior, Americanah
Open CityDo Not Say We Have NothingThe Opposite HouseKinder Than Solitude
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Tango is not a thing that can be done halfway. Neither, I learned, is memoir. You’re either all in, or you’re dishonest.