• 2016
  • Common Readers

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    As of late, I’ve been fascinated with books about books, and essays by readers of books. A few years ago, I read and loved Phyllis Rose’s The Shelf, where she reads through a particular library shelf and documents her reading experience. It’s a great book, partially because her past reading experiences as a scholar and feminist provide […]

  • 2016
  • Planting (1)

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    I walk into the dusty hardware store. Measuring cups, rakes, plumbing supplies surround me. The man who offers to help me find something is merely a voice in the background, who I thank and leave in a daze, wandering around the aisles. But it isn’t long before the tug that dominates my brain pulls me […]