“I felt myself being dragged by the feet across the pavement. My chest was on fire. My blouse was purple with blood. I was convinced that my arm had been shot off and was hanging inside my shirt by a few strips of flesh. I could not feel it.”
The words “crawled” and “screaming” are what stand out to me, two brutal choices that would cut open anyone and expose their most personal moments.
“But I believe a poet can change things. He can change the way people look and feel about things. And that’s what I want to do in Detroit.”–Dudley Randall
“I am self-conscious beyond measure.”–Roxane Gay
“it would appear that The Alpine Path was written for devoted fans who wanted to see inside Montgomery’s life — and not find darkness.”
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.
I got Carli Lloyd’s memoir from the library to school my attitude.
To whom would this book appeal other than Ehrenreich herself?
It’s surprising how many dogs run away or die strangely in this memoir.
Life is about trial and error. And maybe I’ve experienced more error than trial.