Past, Present, Future, and Self
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.
On The Right Track
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…
7 Stories of “Monstrous” Women, aka my favorite kind
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.
The Artist and her Portraits
Cain made me want to stay in Vitória’s world, lavish in it as the narrator herself does in the world she creates.
Art and the Process of Trauma
To process life, trauma, through art is always to warp it somehow, but it’s also the only way we understand it.
Fanfiction-alizing the throne
Which is exactly what McQuiston aims to do: (re)make (fictional) history.