In the memoir, Danler chases the kind of relationships she knows. Ones where she can reconstruct her relationships with her parents. Like a psycho-drama.
A discussion of One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston *SPOILERS AHEAD* Unsurprisingly, if you read my post on Casey McQuiston’s first novel, I loved this book. It’s just good and it made me feel good. And sometimes, I just want a book to make me smile, instead of making me think too hard about what… Continue reading On The Right Track
I’ve thought a lot about stories where we let women be monstrous, in a literal and figurative sense. The ones I’ve read, the ones I’ve loved, are listed below.
Cain made me want to stay in Vitória’s world, lavish in it as the narrator herself does in the world she creates.
To process life, trauma, through art is always to warp it somehow, but it’s also the only way we understand it.
Which is exactly what McQuiston aims to do: (re)make (fictional) history.