Minor Feelings: A Reckoning on Race and the Asian Condition
Author(s): Cathy Park Hong
A fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong. Chosen as a Guardian BOOK OF 2020, picked by AnOther as a Book You Should Read This Year, BBC Best Books of 2020 so far
'Brilliant, penetrating and unforgettable, Minor Feelings is what was missing on our shelf of classics...To read this book is to become more human' - Claudia Rankine author of Citizen
'Hong says the book was 'a dare to herself', and she makes good on it: by writing into the heart of her own discomfort, she emerges with a reckoning destined to be a classic' - Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts
What happens when an immigrant believes the lies they're told about their own racial identity?
For Cathy Park Hong, they experience the shame and difficulty of "minor feelings".
- : 9781788165594
- : Profile Books
- : Profile Trade
- : April 2021
- : books
- : Cathy Park Hong