Mullan discussing Pamuk's extraordinary "My Name is Red" in his section on multiple narrators. I really need to a) read more Pamuk & b) reread that Pamuk. I encountered it several years ago and I still think about it regularly.
Published in 1993, Butler's dystopia begins only 4 years from now with company towns, environmental disasters, racial tensions & a politician whose solution to the many crises is increased deregulation. Narrator Lauren Olamina is a hyperempath, she shares others physical pain. Lauren is one of the most interesting characters I've recently read. She is not timid, in fact she is courageous & unlike most of the people in the book she is interested 👇