“The concept of what it is to be human has altered, and the word ‘truth’ needs quotation marks around it so that its absence (its elusiveness) is stronger than its presence.”
If you haven’t read Toni Morrison’s narration, “Strangers,” I highly recommend it. It’s brilliant. And don’t read it – or any of her writing – right before bed or in a rush or something. Take time and digest it. Get involved with it.