In her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario RivieraIn her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario Riviera
In her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario Riviera

In Minor Feelings, Cathy Park Hong asks whether Asian-Americans will become ‘stooges to a white ideology’

  • The poet and author explores ‘racialised’ emotions of shame, doubt and gloominess in her latest book
  • ‘Not white enough nor black enough, distrusted by African-Americans, ignored by whites’
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In her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario RivieraIn her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario Riviera
In her book Minor Feelings: An Asian-American Reckoning, Cathy Park Hong combines anecdotes and insights with scholarly knowledge to highlight the destructive effects of racial prejudice. Illustration: Mario Riviera
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