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Cathy Park Hong discusses her New York Times best selling book  “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning,”  a collection of  honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original essays that explore Asian American consciousness. Time Magazine featured “Minor Feelings” as one of the best books of 2020, referring to Hong as “ an energetic and necessary voice in the dialogue surrounding racism in the U.S.” Hong was also named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2021.

Ms.  Hong is the poetry editor of the New Republic and is a full professor at Rutgers-Newark University.  She will be in conversation with Chicago journalist Monica Eng.

Books can be purchased at Anderson's BookshopBarbara's BookstoreThe Book Bin or The Book Stall. Thank you to these independent bookstores for their support!

Presented in partnership with multiple Chicago-area libraries.

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This program will take place online on Zoom. A link will be emailed to all registered patrons shortly before the program. Don't see the email? Check your spam folder!