In the post-factual days of President Donald Trump, Twitter reminds me that words must have meaning. It is time for us to attach actions to those words.
Mary Gaitskill's new novel presents an agonising world of "nice" and "nasty", where moral choice is always constrained.
Being able to articulate our desires is key to our wellbeing – but if we want to be sex-literate, we need more inventive writing than Fifty Shades of Grey.
This American memoir is a portrait not only of marriage and motherhood, but of gender identity in flux.
After years of experimental exchanges with writer friends, she now drafts whole novels in weeks.
Comparable to Herman Melville’s “Bartleby, the Scrivener” to Kafka’s “A Hunger Artist”, The Vegetarian ties social refusal to sexual protest.
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