By Emily Fox Gordon
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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