I'm telling the truth, but I'm lying : essays

text I'm telling the truth, but I'm lying : essays

In I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying Bassey Bassey Ikpi explores her life--as a Nigerian-American immigrant, a black woman, a slam poet, a mother, a daughter, an artist--through the lens of her mental health and diagnosis of bipolar II and anxi... Read more
Portrait of a face at forty -- The first essay is to prove to you that I have a childhood -- When they come for me -- The hands that held me -- Young girls they do get weary -- Yaka -- Becoming a liar -- Tehuti -- The quiet before -- Take two for ... Read more
ix, 257 pages ; 21 cm
Harper Perennial 2019

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