As a South African myself, this book hits very close to home. Although I grew up poor as well, I'm a white person, and I've always had that privilege. It was fascinating and horrifying listening to how it was on the other side of the tracks, so to speak.
I'm just gonna go ahead and blame this book on the bad reading slump I've experienced these last two weeks. I mean there's not even 200 pages to this book but it literally took me two whole weeks to finish! How does that even compute?
★★★★★ I often struggle to figure out my role as an ally, to figure out if I'm supposed to be doing something or if I'm not doing something I should. I'll be the first to admit that I am ignorant about a lot of things... unfortunately social justice isn't something that's taught in school. It's… Continue reading Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult