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R. Eric Thomas

Here for It

by R. Eric Thomas

Here for It

R. Eric Thomas

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R. Eric Thomas provides a ray of hope with this hilariously irreverent yet deeply patriotic collection of essays on race, sexuality, religion, and growing up in America.

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Here for It

by R. Eric Thomas

Here for It

R. Eric Thomas

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The world of news and media in 2020 America seems like a grim dystopia. But sometimes laughter can come from the darkest places.

R. Eric Thomas is a blogger, playwright, and screenwriter known for covering politics and pop culture for Elle magazine. In this essay collection that serves as a personal memoir, Thomas writes about poverty, depression, and belonging, all against the backdrop of growing up gay, Black, and Christian in America. Here for It tackles difficult subjects with a levity and conviction that keeps you wanting more.

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"When the fact of your being is used against you, the process of relearning who you are and what your value is, is a long one."

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