What I’m Reading – 29 Dec 2017
- The Power by Naomi Alderman
- Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
- Devotion by Patti Smith
- Iran and Saudis’ Latest Power Struggle: Expanding Rights for Women by Anne Barnard and Thomas Erdbrink in The NY Times
- Reviving Palestinian non-violent resistance by Chloé Demoulin in Equal Times
- Milo Yiannopoulos’ Editor’s Notes are Absurd, Hilarious (and Depressing) Proof that White Men Get Too Many Chances by Damon Young in The Root
- How US authors worried over white poverty in 2017 – and forgot about everyone else by Rafia Zakaria in The Guardian
- Mirroring Society, White Anxiety Reigns Supreme within the Literary World by Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein in Wear Your Voice
- Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed? by Shenila Khoja-Moolji in Al Jazeera
- Past Debates Echo in Split Between Cornel West and Ta-Nehisi Coates by John Eligon in The NY Times
And this Twitter thread:
At a resort. A kid has done a shit in the pool. Staff are mobilising. Stay tuned for further updates.
— Gabe Dowrick (@GabeDowrick) December 28, 2017
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