Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning

by Liz Prato BA ’89

Liz Prato BA ’89 offers this collection of essays that delves into her upbringing as a member of Gen X in Denver. Her essays deal with the myriad topics affecting her generation—many of which are similar to those affecting today’s youth, although others are different. Her writing examines the roles of racism, rape culture, and mental illness in a time that predatesthe marginal progress we’ve made on these issues today. Santa Fe Writer’s Project, 2022, 210 pages.