05/06/2013 01:21 pm ET

Jamaica Kincaid Says People Only Say She's Angry Because She's Black

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After recently opting to read part of Paradise Lost instead of her own (relatively) brand-new novel, See Now Then, at PEN’s World Voices Festival of International Literature, Jamaica Kincaid talked to The American Reader about her career, as in, how it has been so awesome that she can get up onstage and read a little Milton if she wants to.

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