Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Marlon James: 'The Bigots on My Bookshelf'

Marlon James, whose novel The Book of Night Women I'm currently reading, also reacted to last week's reviews of a new biography of Flannery O'Connor. His take is different than mine, and very thoughtful, and addressing as it does the issue of "who feels it knows it," in this case a Black writer on the topic of a racist white writer, merits much consideration.