A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara

Themes of desperation and isolation are by no means strangers to authors, but I am hard pressed to admit many become as closely intimate with them as Hanya Yanagihara does in her second novel, A Little Life.¬† Despite the name, the book is heavy- not just in its themes, which will press on the reader … Continue reading A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara

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I’m Picking Favorites

Favorite essays, I mean, out of the 2016 edition of The Best American Essays, edited by Jonathon Franzen.¬†This is a compilation of essays by authors who, according to Franzen, took some sort of risk in their work, either in discussing their unpopular opinion, or writing in such a way that they may alienate their own … Continue reading I’m Picking Favorites