They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Abdurraqib

They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

Hanif Abdurraqib

291 pages • first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir emotional reflective medium-paced


In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen s...

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challenging 40%
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hopeful 37%
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funny 23%
dark 14%
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lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%
relaxing 1%


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