Those Boy Canon books were the ones that I read throughout the years I was in high school. And, let me make clear, I have no end of affection for those books…The problem, in hindsight, was that those books helped me understand what it must mean to be a young man, and very little about what it meant to be a young woman.
Posts Tagged: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing
A brutal Irish girlhood, a medical procedure that can change your race, and a novel narrated by the brilliant Russian inventor of the theremin—all in this week's Rumpus Books coverage. ...more
McBride has said that she wants this book to be read fast, letting it wash over you, but the struggle to make sense and to fill in the unsaid is hard to resist. ...more