New PDF release: Book of Days: Personal Essays

By Emily Fox Gordon

ISBN-10: 0385525893

ISBN-13: 9780385525893

The sexual politics of a college better halves dinner. The mental gamesmanship of an beside the point therapist. The emotional minefield of a longer kinfolk marriage ceremony . . .
Whatever the topic, Emily Fox Gordon’s disarmingly own essays are an paintings shape unto themselves—reflecting and revealing, like mirrors in a maze, the likely unending methods a lady can lose herself within the sleek international. With piercing humor and cruel precision, Gordon zigzags her method via “the unevolved paradise” of academia, with its demise breeds of bohemians, adulterers, and flirts, then stumbles throughout the perils and pleasures of psychotherapy, hoping to discover a story for her lifestyles. alongside the best way, she encounters textbook feminists, partying philosophers, perfectionist mothers, and an not likely kinship with Kafka—in an excellent selection of essays that problem our sacred associations, defy our expectancies, and outline our lives.

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