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Not Every Piece of Art is About Trump — Or Is It?

Flavorwire is taking the final week of 2017 off, because God knows we need it. But all week, we’ll be reposting some of our favorite pieces from the year. 1,488 more words


Kate Zambreno - Book of Mutter

My review of Kate Zambreno’s Book of Mutter came out yesterday at Necessary Fiction – it begins like this:

A quarter of a way into Kate Zambreno’s 

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My Year in Reading: 2017

Seldom does a writer absorb as much of my year as Dorothy Richardson has done this year. Eight books into Pilgrimage, her thirteen book sequence of semi-autobiographical novels, and I took pause, as much to come up for air as for any other reason. 942 more words

Virginia Woolf

Green Girl by Kate Zambreno

– Perhaps without a mother one can no longer be young. –

– British food was the current catastrophe of Ruth’s life. –

– The agony of becoming. 121 more words

Book Quotes

Heimsucht — on Kate Zambreno’s Book of Mutter — Agri Ismaïl

“I have this memory.”

Thus begins Kate Zambreno’s Book of Mutter, opening with the sort of anecdote you keep deep in you, rarely mentioned yet often recalled, where Zambreno remembers how, at age 18, she went to work for a woman with dementia, to arrange her papers once a week, eventually skipping a week here and there before finally never showing up at all. 1,077 more words

Book Review

Engaging with a Book

There are, I suppose, two ways to read a book. Perhaps many more. I tend to inhabit a book, giving rein to a flight of imagination that affords me the opportunity to see through the eyes of a character. 353 more words

Samuel Beckett