The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison

Another book I bought during my April trip to NY, and also in the Strand bookstore. It would probably sit on a shelf longer wasn't it for the sad news about Toni Morrison's death. In its simplest description, it is a story of Pecola Breedlove, a black girl, from a poor family, convinced she is …

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The Mother of All Questions:Further Feminisms – Rebecca Solnit – Quotes

Brains are individual phenomena producing wildly varying products; uteruses bring forth one kind of creation. Maybe our obsession with happiness is a way not to ask those other questions, a way to ignore how spacious our lives can be, how effective our work can be, and how far-reaching our love can be. Masculinity is a …

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