Sacrifice and Selfishness

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“How much sacrifice is required of a parent? When is it admissible to love yourself more than your child, or in another way, to fear your own death more than the death of your child? Bell doesn’t propose answers, but instead begs us to consider that a real question exists here.”

At BOMBLOG, Jena Salon reviews Matt Bell’s new novella Cataclysm Baby. Check out our recent interview with Bell.


Lisa Dusenbery is the former managing editor of The Rumpus. More from this author →