Written by Ella
While I was reading this book, there were times I had to hold my breath and force myself to turn the page. Near the end, I found myself sitting on the train with the book held up to my face, peeking through the spaces between my fingers, fearing the next sentence. “No Matter How Much you Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent You Blew is Cauze Bill Bailey Ain’t Never Coming Home Again,” by Edgardo Vega Yunqué, is as long as the title implies, and just as complex. But when you’re trying to describe the racial identity of a country like the United States, it will take a while… because it’s a bit scary.