Posts Tagged: everything i never told you
Celeste Ng’s novel, Everything I Never Told You, was recently named by Amazon as the book of the year. Amazon’s editorial team reviewed 480 fiction and non-fiction books before coming up with a top 10. Ng sat down with Hermione Hoby for the Guardian to talk about about writing, race, and Amazon:
“It’s hard to feel like the things Amazon was doing were not going to harm the industry,” she says.
At The Millions, Anna Solomon asks what it means that “literature is filled with disappearing mothers”:
Why so much motherly abandonment? It makes for good conflict, of course. It can help define characters and set plots in motion. Most importantly, it’s an act that even in 2014 remains, in many ways, the ultimate taboo.