Akwaeke Emezi

Content Advisories

LGBTQ+, Social Justice, Racism

Author Notes

Non-binary transgender author

Akwaeke Emezi's novel 'Pet' introduces themes of identity and social justice in a narrative that some readers might find challenging. Emezi’s storytelling, influenced by her experiences in Nigeria and Trinidad, often involves complex and potentially unsettling subjects. Parents should take note of these themes, as they may be more suited to older or more mature readers. It is recommended that parents examine Emezi's work carefully, evaluating its content against their family values and their children's ability to process and understand these serious topics.

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