The Art of Tetman Callis James Baldwin,Lit & Crit Uncomfortable in their own skin

Uncomfortable in their own skin

“How do people come to know themselves? One way is by reading fiction. The profound act of empathy demanded by a novel, forcing the reader to suspend disbelief and embody a stranger’s skin, prompts reflection and self-questioning. But most people don’t read novels.” – Nathaniel Rich, “James Baldwin & the Fear of a Nation”

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