Posts Tagged: Michel de Montaigne

A Recommended Reading List for Trump’s America

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We asked nineteen authors what books they’d suggest as recommended reading in light of America’s new political reality.

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: No Wound

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Maybe I can touch it and show it to you. If I convince you, we can call it real. And then perhaps it will be.

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(K)ink: Writing While Deviant: Jera Brown

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I wanted to uncover the nest of wires comprising my gender identity and describe its complicated mass.

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Reading on Reading on Reading

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Reading Montaigne, the god of the sinuous modern essay, the essay that invites the reader to watch the writer write, is “reading him reading,” and reading others reading him before. At Lit Hub, Hannah Brooks-Motl describes how reading stimulates the self-consciousness of reading itself. She wonders, is reading “an act, a decision, a process, a right, a […]

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