A selection of books on diaspora and indigeneity, from debut novelist Kristen Millares Young, author of SUBDUCTION.
Join us on Friday, July 24th at 6:30pm PT for a group reading with Kristen, Alexandra Teague, Brittany Ackerman, and Lory Bedikian! Register here to join the livestream or watch the replay.
For imbuing prose with the kinetic power of desire, M. Scott Momaday’s House Made of Dawn.
For her understanding of the epigenetic inheritance of trauma, whether communicated through stories or held back, Elizabeth Rosner’s Survivor Café.
For the pleasures and punishments of belonging to multiple cultures, Luis Alberto Urrea’s Nobody’s Son.
For her sharp, multifaceted focus on the ramifications of rape, the legacies of Catholicism and the treatment of mental illness within an indigenous body, Elissa Washuta’s My Body is a Book of Rules.