Here we go with more book reviews. These are intense reads and not intended for those easily offended by real life.
After Perfect, a Daughter’s Memoir, Christina McDowell, 2015. 1,089 more words
We’ve certainly had a run of incredibly good books for our book group choices this year. Last month’s book, Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison, was one I hadn’t heard of before but the cover was so gorgeous I had to go and get myself a physical copy of the book instead of a kindle download. 945 more words
A real pleasure for me in this photo-historical adventure I’ve called VanAsItWas is in discovering and re-discovering crisp, well-exposed images that speak of an attention to detail and a real concern (whether consciously or not) for issues that would ultimately be considered ‘historical’. 607 more words
Fiction is a piece of truth that turns lies to meaning. – Dorothy Allison: http://dlvr.it/CfnvGg
The early women’s movement was simplified, a movement of slogans, and I was not simple and I hated slogans. –Dorothy Allison
Allison talked about class awareness revolving around the women’s movement in the 1970s.1,034 more words