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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Teaching with Fiction

A repository of fiction titles for teaching across disciplines.

Suggested titles

Sing, Unburied, Sing (2017) by Jesmyn Ward: A magical-realist story that follows Leonie, an addict, and her 13-year-old son, Jojo, on a car trip to see his incarcerated father. A look at how addiction and racism can heavily affect a young life.