Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Publish date: September 23rd 2014
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, African American
, Coming Of Age
, Biography Memoir
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/160400369043/fire-shut-up-in-my-bones-by-charles-m-blowMy disappointment in this book is unrivaled in light of the level of anticipation I had for reading this memoir. During the 2016 political campaign and the emergence of Donald J. Trump as a force to be reckoned wit...
New York Times op-ed and columnist Charles Blow drops the reader into his childhood and some of his young adulthood (ish, it ends after he leaves college). He discusses poverty, race and racism, his encounters with sexual abuse and growing up. The reader knows that it is not going to be a light or...