Jess Row’s “Your Face in Mine”: Would You Change Your Race if You Could?

Image courtesy of Penguin Random House.

Image courtesy of Penguin Random House.

Book Review:  “Your Face in Mine” by Jess Row, published by Riverhead Books, 2014

Would you change your race if you could? In Jess Row’s provocative novel, Martin Lipkin does just that. He undergoes a racial reassignment surgery, changing his looks from white to black. He assumes a new identity and culture as Martin Wilkinson, a successful businessman.   (more…)