The themes in the book are relatable as they were back 40 years ago when the story took place, to now. The overarching theme of the book that I took away was identity. Brit addresses the issues of colorism, Gender identity, and who exactly am I. All the main characters grapple with this existential problem.
The film touches on serious topics in a light-hearted witticism. Radha confronts race with her Harlem Ave. play about gentrification but waiting to have it produced. She tackles ageism with the sweet depiction of an older woman and younger man romance and body quips you only understand as you get older. She confronts authenticity with her play because she has to make compromises in order to have her play produced.
The Underground Railroad by Colson WhiteHead Published: : September 13th 2016 by Doubleday (first published August 2nd 2016) Genres: Memoir, Essays, Humor Pages: 224 Format: Ebook Source: Advanced Reader Copy Where to Get: Libraries, Amazon, B&N, Summary: From Goodreads Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all slaves, but Cora is an outcast even among her […]
I’m reading or rather listening to, Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay. Bad Feminist was a really hard book to listen to the reason is it takes you on an extreme roller coaster ride. It makes you question everything you ever believed, yet you can breathe a sigh of relief when the author, Gay tells you […]