Books you read for school (any level) that fundamentally shifted who you are and how you look at life?
The Hours by Michael Cunningham shook my understanding of family and inheritance. It was the first time I saw my life as equal parts mundane and in dire need of witnesses to share in and affirm my humanity.
(Def wasn’t able to articulate this at 18, so thank you Dr. @ECCleere)
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Dandicat was the first time I ever considered the legacy of generational trauma for Black women specifically and how much of our intersectional experiences with trauma begin even before birth.
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