Ramya V
@Ramya · 4:37

#BookBuffet | A book that completely changed my perspective on a topic I thought I understood...

She has written outside her own culture from a position of privilege, but I think she's done so thoughtfully and meticulously researching and actively engaging with the african american community, so kudos to her for that. I'll never know what it is to be a ruth in today's America, but this book does try its best to offer a glimpse into that experience, and for that reason alone, I would give this book a four star and highly recommend. It

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Deborah Pardes
@DBPardes · 2:07

@Ramya

If you haven't read leaving time, oh, my God, you have to read it. It's from the perspective of a young girl who's 13 and also from the diaries of her mother who's missing, who does research on animals and elephants and how they grieve their lost family members. Anyway. But this book, it was incredible that you're talking about because I remember this character and I remember the father. I remember everything