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About this thing we call society In the bestselling tradition of bell hooks and Roxane Gay McMillan Cottom’s freshman collection illuminates a particular trait of her tribe being thick In form and in substanceThis bold compendium likely to find its place on shelves alongside Lindy West Rebecca Solnit and Maggie Nelson dissects everything from beauty to Obama to pumpkin spice lattes Yet Thick will also fill a void on tho. Recently an incoherent commenter accused me of being a typical Karen for writing a negative review of Little Fires Everywhere and although I ll reserve the right not to be called a Karen for disliking a tedious Jodi Picoult knockoff the fact is that I probably am a Karen in some ways I m a white woman in a racist society how could I not be We white people no matter how much we educate ourselves no matter how much activism we engage in we all have blind spots And while all types of antiracist books are important the books I m most looking for now are the ones that point out my blind spots to me Thick is one of those books I m still processing a lot of it so I won t provide too many specifics here but as an example Thick made me see that The Beauty Myth an important book of third wave feminism is if not actually racist than at the very least peak white feminism Now that it s been pointed out to me this is so obvious it s embarrassing As a feminist who has always tried to be active in social justice causes in one way or another I ve been trying to figure out what I can do to be a better ally and books like Thick are exactly what I need right now This book delves into a lot of complex issues but I want to add that it s also funny and a pleasure to read Recommended Signaler un problème of bell hooks and Roxane Gay McMillan Cottom’s freshman collection illuminates a particular trait Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of her tribe being thick In form and in substanceThis bold compendium likely to find its place Spieserye on shelves alongside Lindy West Rebecca Solnit and Maggie Nelson dissects everything from beauty to Obama to pumpkin spice lattes Yet Thick will also fill a void Feral on tho. Recently an incoherent commenter accused me Krismis van Map Jacobs of being a typical Karen for writing a negative review Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of Little Fires Everywhere and although I ll reserve the right not to be called a Karen for disliking a tedious Jodi Picoult knockoff the fact is that I probably am a Karen in some ways I m a white woman in a racist society how could I not be We white people no matter how much we educate Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche ourselves no matter how much activism we engage in we all have blind spots And while all types Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of antiracist books are important the books I m most looking for now are the Mensa Riddles Conundrums ones that point Julie of the Wolves out my blind spots to me Thick is The Right Swipe one Touched of those books I m still processing a lot Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of it so I won t provide too many specifics here but as an example Thick made me see that The Beauty Myth an important book Ugly Fish of third wave feminism is if not actually racist than at the very least peak white feminism Now that it s been pointed The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives out to me this is so Little Gods obvious it s embarrassing As a feminist who has always tried to be active in social justice causes in Der Schweizerische Robinson one way Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 or another I ve been trying to figure The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats out what I can do to be a better ally and books like Thick are exactly what I need right now This book delves into a lot Sylvia Pankhurst of complex issues but I want to add that it s also funny and a pleasure to read Recommended

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Smart humorous and strikingly original thoughts on race beauty money and by one of today's most intrepid public intellectualsTressie McMillan Cottom the writer professor and acclaimed author of Lower Ed now brilliantly shifts gears from running regression analyses on college data to unleashing another identity a purveyor of wit wisdom and of course Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is so very wrong. Without a doubt the best book I have read in 2019 thus far Thick And Other Essays is thick with wit intelligence and an assured self awareness Tressie McMillan Cottom addresses many topics within the realm of black womanhood including beauty standards and whiteness ethnic differences within the black community socioeconomic class and assimilating into capitalism and I loved how she always took her analysis one step further like in her essay about beauty how she refutes the neoliberal idea that we are all beautiful and she instead asserts that we should uestion why we value beauty and who profits from determining what we consider beautiful She applies this insight to an expanse of subjects including how black women do not get positions at high prestige publications in which she analyzes David Brooks s Twitter follows to highlight how few people in positions of power listen to black womenRecommended to everyone and also fans of Roxane Gay Brittney Cooper and Rebecca Solnit McMillan Cottom has a distinct voice and she integrates her personal life with her societal analysis in powerful ways in this collection The heartbreaking content she reveals in Dying to be Competent literally made me pause and take a breath because of the skill and poignancy in which she intertwines her personal loss with greater stereotypes and discrimination against black women I look forward to reading of her work and I hope you all give this book a read The Teams Milking Cow original thoughts A Wolfs Desire Reluctant Mates on race beauty money and by Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) one Zenith of today's most intrepid public intellectualsTressie McMillan Cottom the writer professor and acclaimed author A Pale Light in the Black of Lower Ed now brilliantly shifts gears from running regression analyses Signaler un problème on college data to unleashing another identity a purveyor Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of wit wisdom and Spieserye of course Black Twitter snark about all that is right and much that is so very wrong. Without a doubt the best book I have read in 2019 thus far Thick And Other Essays is thick with wit intelligence and an assured self awareness Tressie McMillan Cottom addresses many topics within the realm Feral of black womanhood including beauty standards and whiteness ethnic differences within the black community socioeconomic class and assimilating into capitalism and I loved how she always took her analysis Krismis van Map Jacobs one step further like in her essay about beauty how she refutes the neoliberal idea that we are all beautiful and she instead asserts that we should uestion why we value beauty and who profits from determining what we consider beautiful She applies this insight to an expanse Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of subjects including how black women do not get positions at high prestige publications in which she analyzes David Brooks s Twitter follows to highlight how few people in positions Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of power listen to black womenRecommended to everyone and also fans Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of Roxane Gay Brittney Cooper and Rebecca Solnit McMillan Cottom has a distinct voice and she integrates her personal life with her societal analysis in powerful ways in this collection The heartbreaking content she reveals in Dying to be Competent literally made me pause and take a breath because Mensa Riddles Conundrums of the skill and poignancy in which she intertwines her personal loss with greater stereotypes and discrimination against black women I look forward to reading Julie of the Wolves of her work and I hope you all give this book a read

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Se very shelves a modern black American female voice waxing poetic on self and society serving up a healthy portion of clever prose and southern aphorisms in a style uniuely her ownMcMillan Cottom has crafted a black woman’s cultural bible as she mines for meaning in places many of us miss and reveals precisely how when you’re in the thick of it the political the social and the personal are almost always one and the sa. DNF at 26% I tried repeatedly to get into this book but its just not my usual kind of book although a good one not for me I have a sleep disorder that knocks me right out if I don t find something gripping and even on some that I do so I have to save my reading time for books that I find compelling Thanks for understanding


10 thoughts on “Thick And Other Essays

  1. says:

    Tressie McMillan Cottom’s essay collection Thick And Other Essays is thick in every sense of the word This book is thick with wit an

  2. says:

    Without a doubt the best book I have read in 2019 thus far Thick And Other Essays is thick with wit intelligenc

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    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || Pinterest This is a really excellent collection of essays written by a black woman on issues that matter for both women and people of color Better yet she gives the why behind why she feels that these issues matter and better still; I liked her whys Intersectionality is so important and it was only a few years ago that I realized how many feminist books and books about women's issues omit the issues

  4. says:

    Gritty smart original Thick is a powerful collection of essays on race and womanhood especially Black womanhood

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    I liked Thick very much and in fact there were essays here that spoke to me for me within me The writing was uite affecting Cottom is brash and intense and funny and full of facts That's what was great about the book Her commentary was searing and endlessly supported by facts In this book Cottom talks of what it feels like to be an educated black woman in this America and I gotta tell ya she knocked it out of

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    Recently an incoherent commenter accused me of being a typical Karen for writing a negative review of Little Fires Everywhere and although I'll reserve the right not to be called a Karen for disliking a tedious Jodi Picoult knockoff

  7. says:

    Yooooooo Tressie Tressie Tressie SIS SISSSSS This whole book rocked my entire world and like just got all up in my feelings and my mind and hone

  8. says:

    DNF at 26% I tried repeatedly to get into this book but its just not my usual kind of book although a good one not for me I have a sleep disorder that knocks me right out if I don't find something gripping and even on some that I do so I have to save my reading time for books that I find compelling Thanks for understand

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    Thick If that isn’t an apt title for this collection than I don’t know what is because this is a thick book Not thick in the amount of pages but absolutely full of relevant and necessary information It isn’t curing cancer or solving climate change But it is giving a voice and analytical eye to the way we treat judge measure love hate and depict Black women I knew after the very first essay in this collection that

  10. says:

    Now a Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction 2019This was dense and super interesting Tressie McMillan Cottom a professor of sociology and public intellectual writes about the black female experience in postmodern America and she offers a sharp analysis of various complex phenomena that affect her and many other black women In eight essays she tackles topics such as the capitalist logic of beauty the election of Tru

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