I have just started reading Jill Bialosky’s stunning History of a Suicide and already, only ten pages in, I sense her sister’s feelings as inescapable. Clearly, I am identifying more than I should with the woman who took her own …

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I have just read Brenda Miller’s Blessing of the Animals and I am struck dumb by the symmetry and loveliness of her writing as I struggle through Philip Bromberg’s The Shadow of the Tsunami for at least the second time, left-braining what is probably …

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