Currently reading. I love these Cambridge Companions. They comprise of long essays by various scholars about the book’s subject matter. They’re expensive though – about $20 to $30 bucks each. But… I really like them, and these writers probably make most of their money teaching, and these aren’t bestsellers, so I feel it’s worth it to contribute to these studies.
Rachel Cusk is known as one of the most prominent voices in “autofiction” – literature so inspired by reality it’s barely fiction. This is the first book in her “Outline” trilogy.
Currently reading. Alexander Chee is an award-winning Korean-American writer, and this, his debut novel, came out in 2001.
Currently reading. Maggie Nelson is an award-winning poet and this is her memoir of love and pregnancy with her non-binary partner.
Got this nice edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets. Hard to fuck with this dude.
Winterson is a British writer who came to fame in 1985 with her debut novel, “Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit.” This slim book takes place during the Napoleonic wars.