Discussion Questions for Thursday November 1st

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?