"Assimilation. Independence. Love. Betrayal. Class. Race. Sex. It's all in there. And reading FREE FOOD FOR MILLIONAIRES will, in the words of another writer to whom Lee has been compared, be a 'far, far better thing' than you've ever done."
– Karen Grigsby Bates, NPR DAY TO DAY
Essays | July 31, 2007
Published at: Chekhov's Mistress
As ever, books were my consolation. My family immigrated to Queens, New York in March of 1976 when I was seven. My two sisters and I enrolled at PS 102 that spring so I had three months of second grade then went on to the third grade in ...