Discussion questions for “So You Want To Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo
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What did you like most about this book?
What did you like least about this book?
What do you think of the title and book cover?
Some people think that the first sentence of a book is the most important. What do you think of the first sentence of this book?
Share your favorite quote from the book. Why did this quote stand out to you?
What feelings did this book evoke in you?
What aspects of the author's story did you relate to?
What new thing did you learn from this book?
What gaps did you wish the author had filled in?
Did the book change your perspective about anything?
What was your favorite chapter? Why?
If you were to guess a formative experience in the author’s life based on what she has written in this book, what would you guess?
Would you recommend this book? Why or why not?
What did you think of the author’s writing style?
If you could add one more chapter, what would be the topic you would want to see?
If you got to ask the author one question, what would it be?