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What is it with young women and exclamation points and smiley faces! So afraid of appearing somber, always wanting to appear light and happy and sparkling, even when they are dying inside.

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Dark and Heavy in the Metro

Dear Anne,

On my way home through the dark city in a brutally light metro.

On my way home from dinner with some girls from the university. 198 more words


Green Girl, what are you?

I have fallen in love many times. One of my first loves was Dustfinger, the dark but caring misfit from Cornelia Funke’s Inkheart series. As I grew, I learned to love more complex characters, falling deeply for Alobar, the king-turned-nomad of Tim Robbins’s  419 more words

Book Review

May's book list: Wild women

In the Stevie Nicks song “Wild Heart,” Stevie sings about a love affair gone sour, the aftershocks of heartache and the confusion of colliding with a person as fragile as oneself. 770 more words


Heroines Book Review

We all need heroes in our lives.  They are the ones that we admire. We aspire to follow in their footsteps.

Kate Zambreno’s 2012 book, … 290 more words


Green Girl and the Question of Authorship

I’m about halfway through Kate Zambreno’s novel Green Girl, which I have been meaning to read for a while, but was finally recently able to get on library reserve. 710 more words

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Green Girl and the crisis of Identity

The first book I picked up this year is Green Girl, by Kate Zambreno.  This has never happened to me before, but as I read it, it began to seem very familiar to me.   449 more words