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The essays in this collection take apart and examine Black masculinity, queer sexuality, and Johnson’s own life. The book has been removed from school libraries in multiple states and lambasted as “sexually explicit,” which the author called “disingenuous for multiple reasons.” (Read article in The Atlantic: here )
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An exuberant, unapologetic memoir infused with a deep but cleareyed love for its subjects. -- The New York Times
This title opens new doors, as the author insists that we don't have to anchor stories such as his to tragic ends: 'Many of us are still here. Still living and waiting for our stories to be told--to tell them ourselves.' A critical, captivating, merciful mirror for growing up black and queer today.
-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
....run, don't walk, to the nearest nonschool library or to the local bookstore and get whatever it was that they banned. Read whatever they're trying to keep out of your eyes and your brain, because that's exactly what you need to know.” ― Stephen King