Which Side Are You on by Ryan Lee Wong, Read by Scott Takeda
A Thought-Provoking Debut Novel
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Scott Takeda gives an engaging performance of Ryan Lee Wong’s thought-provoking debut novel, Which Side Are You on. AudioFile contributor Kendra Winchester tells host Jo Reed how Takeda’s performance had her hooked. After a Black man is killed at the hands of an Asian American police officer, 21-year-old Reed decides to drop out of college and devote himself to activism full time. But through a series of conversations, he begins to rethink his future. Takeda takes on this novel of ideas, embodying each character’s unique dialogue.