Critiquing Cultural Appropriation in Books That Are Kinda Meh

The Discourse returns again to the dynamics of cultural appropriation and white writers and the calling out of individual problematic books.

In years past, I would have posted my long diatribe of a deconstruction of books in question and show you its guts. Make a sideshow of it. But for all the hyperbole I would employ in the write up, a lot of these books by white writers are just a bit meh. They’re not The Worst Thing Ever and the sensitivity readers (inevitably listed like defence against potential criticism) have usually…



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