According to the Washington Post (http://(https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/10/11/latina-novelist-spoke-about-white-privilege-students-burned-her-book-response/), here’s how students in Georgia responded to a book reading of Make Your Home among Strangers:
In response to Jennine Capó Crucet’s talk on campus Wednesday, where she focused her discussion on white privilege, students torched her novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers.”
And here’s Crucet’s official statement about the reading and what happened:
Here’s my official statement about what happened at the @GeorgiaSouthern event — and please direct all questions or media requests to James (dot) Meader (at) picadorusa (dot) com.
Much love and gratitude to all those who’ve shown support here and elsewhere. Abrazos to you all. pic.twitter.com/9uEuALUlvs
— Jennine Capó Crucet (@crucet) October 11, 2019