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— by Mina Kim: In her new book of essays, “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning,” poet Cathy Park Hong weaves memoir with cultural criticism to explore topics of racial identity, shame, politics and capitalism. Hong describes “minor feelings” as “emotions built from the sediments of everyday racial experience and the irritant of having one’s perception of reality constantly questioned or dismissed.” […]

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