“On Suffering, Trauma, and Resilience”, The Yale Review Interviews Aminatta Forna

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In this interview, James Surowiecki, consulting editor at The Yale Review, talks with Aminatta Forna about her recently published essay “Who Owns Your Story? Transcending the Trauma Narrative”. The author delves into the genesis of her piece, how she thinks about resilience in the face of suffering, and why trauma narratives have become so dominant in American culture.

Read the interview on The Yale Review.