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Your Face in Mine

Your Face in MineWhat if you could change your race? That's the question in Your Face in Mine, in which racial reassignment surgery turns Martin, a white...Your Face in MineFictionWhat if you could change your race? That's the question in Your Face in Mine, in which racial reassignment surgery turns Martin, a white...2014-09-05Riverhead
YOUR FACE IN MINE Jess Ross

YOUR FACE IN MINE Jess Ross

Your Face in Mine

Genre: Fiction; Author: Jess Row; Publisher: Riverhead

What if you could change your race? That’s the question in Your Face in Mine, in which racial reassignment surgery turns Martin, a white Jewish dude, into a black man. Row challenges our understanding of how much of our identity we’re born with and how much we choose. The novel meanders at times, but its central conceit and Martin’s exploration lead to some thoughtful insights. B

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