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READS OF THE YEAR 2018: Rebecca Varley-Winter


Patricia Lockwood, Priestdaddy (Allen Lane, 2017) I technically read Patricia Lockwood’s memoir, PRIESTDADDY, in 2017, but still find myself recommending it to everyone I meet. Drawing on her family life (she is the… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2017: Elissa Soave


I’ve read so many wonderful books this year, it really is difficult to narrow it down to three but, after much deliberation (and sorrow at having to leave off my list Roxane Gay’s… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Mark West


I’m going to cheat ever-so-slightly by choosing not three individual books, but three groupings, because this was a year I was able to read more widely and more voraciously after the narrower, more… Continue reading