If you’re looking for a light read about a modern woman navigating two worlds and an abusive mother, Yi Shun Lai’s book is for you. Yes, I know that sounds like an oxymoron.
A deeply intimate and creative endeavor, The Bitter Life of Božena Němcová: A Biographical Collage could work beautifully in a classroom or on your bedside nightstand.
It’s surprising how many dogs run away or die strangely in this memoir.
Over 14 stories the message adds up to a strong, unmistakable picture of an oppressive, anti-female Russia
I had a writer’s residency at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, spent time at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena and I checked out the Goldstone Deep Space network in the Mojave Desert.
Not all fat people feel bad inside, I must remember.
…he wrote in my high school yearbook, “You are my biggest failure.”
I wrote my dissertation on the romance plot in contemporary feminist utopian and dystopian fiction.
Like the pragmatist I am, I started on page one, planned on coloring the whole thing, then moving to the next page. I didn’t completely finish.
Some people might call my poor Grand Tour “revenge fucking” but it was not. I adored these men, every one of my lovers and my friends who had arrived in Europe from so many parts of the world.