When You Loved a Problematic Book

‘Because the people who call out books and shows and movies for bad representation are not haters in that way. They’re doing what they’re doing with a desperate hope of improving our media, because art affects us on really deep, unconscious levels and so we need to understand the consequences of our art. We need to understand what it does to us, to all of us–what we might be doing to other people, through our art.’