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Fates and Furies

“Great swaths of her life were white space to her husband. What she did not tell him balanced neatly with what she did. Still, there are untruths made of words and untruths made of silences, and Mathilde had only ever lied to Lotto in what she never said.” ( 253 more words


Fates And Furies

A Book by Lauren Groff

This is one of those books that you see everywhere. You don’t know what it is about, but you know you should be reading it. 173 more words


Cover to Cover with Fates and Furies

When it comes to covers, simple can be good. Simple can also be colossally awful. I’m still trying to figure out what it is that separates one from the other. 339 more words


Book Review: Fates and Furies

In the wake of finishing Groff’s Fates and Furies, I was left wondering what all the hype was about. For full disclosure I will admit that I listened to the audiobook, so perhaps the experience is different when reading. 512 more words

Book Review

Why don't we all write our own versions of War and Peace?

If you’re a writer, you’ve heard this before: why don’t you write xyz?

If you’re not a writer and you’ve said this to someone who is, then be advised, however kindly your query is received, it is a frustrating question.. 357 more words

What I'm Reading and Why You Should/Shouldn't Read This Too

Hey everyone! Today is my first day of what is now my weekly “What I’m Reading” Monday posts.

As this is the first post in this new column, today’s will be a short one. 419 more words


“It occurred to her then that life was conical in shape, the past broadening beyond the sharp point of the lived moment. The more life you had, the more the base expanded, so that the wounds and treasons that were nearly imperceptible when they happened stretched like tiny dots on a balloon slowly blown up. 21 more words