I absolutely loved the variety in stories and in characters.
That's the thing about these stories, and something that Evans does well throughout the collection: presenting the intellectual black experience.
I know this isn't the most in depth summary, there are some amazing ones, but I would definitely recommend reading this book!
I love these stories perfect for plane ride and airport delays. Wish i could think of something better to say but I do recommend this bookPublished 2 months ago by Kg
How incredible phenomenal is this book. I couldn't put it down. Engaging masterpiece of short stories that are not limited to the black experience. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Butterflyzoom
I saw this book mentioned in a list for books every black american should read. Although I am not a fan of short story collections, this writer has a fresh perspective on relevant... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Overwhelmed Counselor
I first saw Evans at an AWP conference a few years ago and loved the way she spoke. When I heard the title of her book, I knew I had to read her writing. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Melanie Page
There's one story in this collection that is fantastic. The one about the soldier returning from Iraq. Can't think of its title. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Collette Funkhauser
Each story in this book is full of raw emotion. These characters' experiences bring up lots of questions and truths about society.Published 10 months ago by flyingscwirl
I loved this book! It was just so fresh and so different from any other novels about African Americans that I have read. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jay Kay