Do you love to read, but don’t know where to find things to read? Do you love to read, but you don’t have a lot of free time? Would you like to start reading literary journals, but you don’t know where to start? Do you love contemporary fiction and non-fiction, but you don’t know who to look for?
If your answer to any of those questions was yes, this blog is for you.
If you said no to all of them…it’s still here if you want it.
Basically, if you only have time to read one thing today, I got you.
Sunday, July 28th 2019 – The Crane Wife
I need you to know: I hated that I needed more than this from him. There is nothing more humiliating to me than my own desires. Nothing that makes me hate myself more than being burdensome and less than self-sufficient. — CJ Hauser, “The Crane Wife” Ten days after she called off her engagement, CJ… Read more
Thursday, October 31st 2019 – The Husband Stitch
Happy Halloween! No tricks today; have I got a treat for you today or what! You’re living under a (literary) rock if you haven’t encountered the work of Carmen Maria Machado, and I wanted to highlight her this week because NEXT WEEK, her memoir In the Dream House, comes out from Graywolf Press, who also… Read more
Thursday, September 12th, 2019 – The Best Time I Pretended I Hadn’t Heard of Slavoj Žižek
He was a nice guy, actually, but I saw the conversation stretching out in front of us, and I saw myself having to say things about Žižek and listen to him say things about Žižek, and I saw that I really did not want this to happen. “This is a bar,” I wanted to say, the… Read more
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