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Celeste Ng to Publish “Little Fires Everywhere”: A Novel that Tackles Post-Racial Suburbia

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Little Fires Everywhere

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Staff Writer

“I mean, we’re lucky. No one sees race here,” said Lexie Richardson, a fair-haired suburbanite and fictional character from best-seller Celeste Ng’s newest work, Little Fires Everywhere.

Without knowing it, Lexie ironically speaks to the idea of a 1990s “post-racial suburbia”. Ng’s book aims to tackle that concept of … Read more

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