Difficult Women, Roxane Gay
en
Knjige
Roxane Gay

Difficult Women

Čitajte
262 štampane stranice
  • 🔮1
  • 👍1
Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection.The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage. A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other. A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer. A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind. From a girls’ fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America reminiscent of Merritt Tierce, Jamie Quatro, and Miranda July.
Utisak
Dodaj na policu

Jedna cena. Obilje knjiga

Ne kupujete samo jednu knjigu već celu biblioteku… po istoj ceni!

Nešto za čitanje uvek na dohvat ruke

Prijatelji, urednici i stručnjaci mogu da vam pomognu da pronađete nove i zanimljive knjige.

Čitajte bilo kad i bilo gde

Vaš telefon je uvek uz vas, a samim tim i sve vaše knjige, čak i kada ste oflajn.

  • 🔮Kompleksna1
  • 👍Vredna čitanja1
Prijavite se ili se registrujte
magnetgrrl
magnetgrrlje podelio/la utisakпре 2 године

Eh. The second half got really boring/repetitive for me. Story after story of woman in slightly dysfunctional relationship with man but owning it, with TMI details of their sex lives that somehow remain pretty tame (or else, I suppose, these literate short stories would dip into erotica). There were one or two stories in the first half or first third I liked but I can't remember titles now; they sort of run together. Although I'm usually excited to see MI as a story setting, even though MI and the UP are used as settings a few times, as someone who grew up there and visits family there regularly, it doesn't feel very authentic or real, which was disappointing.

Christine Stevens
Christine Stevensje podelio/la utisakпре 2 године
👍Vredna čitanja
🔮Kompleksna

Wonderful

Liz Stolpovskaya
Liz Stolpovskayaje citiralaпрошлог месеца
Peter would prefer to have sex every day. Hanna would prefer to never have sex with Peter again, not because she’s frigid but because she finds it difficult to become aroused by a perpetually unemployed man.
Xoch Rodríguez Q.
Xoch Rodríguez Q.je citiraoпре 2 месеца
It is hard to write about happy things when you can never escape the kind of cold that sinks into your bones and stays there
Seth Bingo
Seth Bingoje citiraoпре 7 месеци
There was a boy she once knew. She was twenty-three and he was the same age. He was earnest and she didn’t know what to make of that. She had already learned the dangers of sincerity. He told her exactly how he felt. He asked her what she wanted. He touched her with purpose, his hands soft but strong. When she lay beneath him, she arched into his chest willingly, loved the warmth at the places where their bodies met. It was too much. She didn’t dare trust it. She broke his heart. When she closes her eyes, she remembers his fingers, tracing the bones of her spine.
Who Runs The World? Girls!, Bookmate
Black Excellence, Bookmate
Bookmate
Black Excellence
  • 25
  • 50
Vil læse, Lise Faber
Lise Faber
Vil læse
  • 395
  • 30
Feminism, Milena San Román
Milena San Román
Feminism
  • 19
  • 4
Feminist, Nikoline
Nikoline
Feminist
  • 27
  • 2
fb2epub
Prevucite i otpustite datoteke (ne više od 5 odjednom)