The Vanishing Half: Identity and Transformation

Over the course of this pandemic, my reading habits have accelerated; whereas I was typically reading 1-3 books a month while working full time, once I was laid off, I began reading a book or two a week. Thus, I have found myself fervently paging through books, in an attempt to both escape reality and experience simulated companionship. Reading has often been my preferred coping mechanism, and thankfully I have been able to do so much of it lately!

Out of the many books I’ve read the past couple months, one particularly stands out: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. When people ask me my favorite recent read, I almost always respond with this book!

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