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5 More Sentences

Kiese Laymon wrote, “How to Kill Yourself and Others in America: A Remembrance“.  Five sentences that I noted for their use of language and rhetoric are as follows: 290 more words


Long Division by Kiese Laymon

“People always say change takes time. It’s true, but really it’s people who change people, and then those people have to decide if they really want to stay the new people that they’re changed into.“ …

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Carrying the Remainders of Long Division

It’s rare that I get to the end of a book and want to start it all over again. But Kiese Laymon’s first novel Long Division ended up so far down a path from where it began, that I’m having trouble remembering where the path began, much less the woods where the two paths diverged. 295 more words