“Writing pain and fatness together is tricky, because many people assume that is all that fat people are.” –Susan Stinson
Hurston was wired by Lippincott stating they wanted to publisher her book. She explains her reaction: “I never expect to have a greater thrill than that wire gave me. You know the feeling when you found your first pubic hair? Greater than that.”
Both versions of Hidden Figures have value, but the audience for each is not the same.
Surely, people were getting it on at parties. Just because there are norms for polite society doesn’t mean everyone is following them.
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.
Michalski has a great talent…
By night she plays piano in a whorehouse, but by day she runs a bookstore she owns…
“…I yell loud enough for the neighbors three houses down to hear A racist lives here! A racist lives here!”
…lyrical, complex, poignant, and most importantly redemptive, both for the reader and for the egoistic characters within.
Title: Blood of a Stone Author: Jeanne Lyet Gassman (previously interviewed at Grab The Lapels) Publisher: Tuscany Press, January 2015 Blood of a Stone is a novel set during the… Read more “Blood of a Stone”