What We Don't Talk About OGN
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What We Don't Talk About OGN

Writer: Charlot Kristensen Artist: Charlot Kristensen Publisher: Avery Hill Release Date: September 16, 2020 Cover Price: $14.95 Critic Reviews: 1
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Adam and Farai are an interracial couple that have been together for two years. Farai has finally persuaded Adam to introduce her to his parents, but the visit to the in-laws turns out to be a horrible experience for Farai. Several situations during the introductory dinner make her feel uneasy and ostracised. When confronted about this experience Adam tries to play down the whole situation, putting further strain on their relationship. Examining important contemporary issues of race, bigotry and the difficulties that interracial couples face, What We Don't Talk About is the debut graphic novel from a burgeoning new comics talent.

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    Black Nerd Problems - Carrie McClain Sep 23, 2020

    Easily read in one sitting, I love that this book reinforces that race does play a part in how the world perceives us, how even a simple meeting the parents can be disastrous and hurtful, and knowing your self-worth –even if the one who is supposed to be yours–won't. Charlot Kristensen's debut is a memorable one and I look forward to the storytelling she will bring to us next project. With her talent and her flair for artfully expressing the feelings and words that don't always get spoken or verbally expressed, I can already predict her next work will be equally moving and insightful. Read Full Review

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