Books Acquired Recently

Renk, Kathleen Williams. Vindicated: A Novel of Mary Shelley. Brooklyn: Cuidono Press, 2020. Renk was one of my graduate school professors, and Vindicated is her first novel. Frankenstein is one of my favorite novels, so I look forward to reading this work about its creator. Working Class History, ed. Working Class History: Everyday Acts ofContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

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Books Acquired Recently

This is the rare Books Acquired Recently post where none of the books are queer or Mennonite 😮 Laymon, Kiese. How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays. Rev. ed. New York: Scribner, 2020. I love Laymon’s memoir Heavy, and thus have been meaning to get to this collection of essays, which wasContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

Books Acquired Recently: Just in Case Edition, Part Two

As I wrote here a few days ago, “I recently panic-ordered a bunch of books that might get censored if the Orange One stays in power, which thankfully looks like won’t happen!” The last of these books have now come in. brown, adrienne maree. Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good. Chico, CA: AK Press,Continue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Just in Case Edition, Part Two”

Books Acquired Recently: Just in Case Edition

I recently panic-ordered a bunch of books (several that have recently come out, several that have been on my list for a while) that might get censored if the Orange One stays in power, which thankfully looks like won’t happen! But it’s still necessary to read narratives by marginalized voices as an act of resistanceContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Just in Case Edition”