Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

160 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction essays poetry race challenging emotional reflective fast-paced


A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine's long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric.Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-fi...

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reflective 77%
emotional 70%
challenging 66%
informative 38%
sad 33%
dark 29%
tense 19%
inspiring 10%
hopeful 3%
funny 1%


fast 55%
medium 35%
slow 9%

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