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Minor Feelings

An Asian American Reckoning

Cathy Park Hong

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award-winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status: neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity. In the popular imagination, Asian Americans are all high-achi...
Publish Date
2020-02-25T00:00:00.000Z
2020-02-25T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
9781984820365
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Recommendations
2
Recommendations
2020-03-06T00:00:00.000Z
I read Minor Feelings in a fugue of enveloping recognition and distancing flinch. The question of lovability, and desirability, is freighted for Asian men and Asian women in very different ways - and Minor Feelings serves as a case study in how a feminist point of view can both deepen an inquiry and widen its resonances to something like universality.      source
2020-02-07T13:45:37.000Z
Basically every line in this book is worth quoting.      source