Homie by Danez Smith


Danez Smith

96 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry race emotional reflective fast-paced


Homie is Danez Smith’s magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship. Rooted in the loss of one of Smith’s close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarc...

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emotional 89%
reflective 75%
funny 43%
challenging 40%
sad 31%
inspiring 30%
dark 29%
hopeful 28%
tense 7%
informative 6%
lighthearted 4%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%


fast 52%
medium 33%
slow 14%

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