Homie by Danez Smith


Danez Smith

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry race challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

96 pages | first published 2020

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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 90%
reflective 74%
challenging 46%
funny 35%
inspiring 34%
dark 31%
sad 29%
hopeful 28%
informative 7%
lighthearted 4%
tense 3%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 40%
fast 40%
slow 19%

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