From: “Rebecca F Kuang: ‘Who has the right to tell a story? It’s the wrong question to ask’”
“If I were a debut writer, I wouldn’t have dared to write this book,” Rebecca F Kuang says from her home in Boston. Then again, she wouldn’t have been able to. Her new thriller, Yellowface, could only have been written by an author familiar with the idiosyncrasies of the publishing industry: its petty politics, its bad faith, its best intentions gone hilariously awry. Continue reading “Is it good?” An Asian-American Writer Stands Up for Imaginative Freedom
Jury: Three hours (including lunch):
The Latest Message: Will It Stick?
Well, he still reigns in Mar a Lago . . .
[NOTE: In the post featuring “TUD” (The Unforgettable Diagram) about racism and its roots, the “stick person” of individual attitudes and actions was surrounded (embedded?) by many systems, which showed the impact of racism, and in may ways preserved and reproduced it; and both were enclosed (imprisoned?) in the larger encompassing culture. Continue reading Changing a System: A Police Chief Confronts a Neo-Nazi Cop