Heavy is astonishing. Difficult. Intense. Layered. Wow. Just wow.-- "Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author"
Kiese Laymon is our most important, urgent, fiercest voice. To read Kiese Laymon is to be in awe.-- "Junot Diaz, New York Times bestselling author"
A challenging memoir about black-white relations, income inequality, mother-son dynamics, Mississippi byways, lack of personal self-control, education from kindergarten through graduate school, and so much more...A dynamic memoir that is unsettling in all the best ways.-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"