Monthly Archives: August 2011

“An old crappy dyke with half a brain leaking a book.”: Eileen Myles, Inferno

I’m slightly abashed but I am developing a bit of a crush on Eileen Myles. Or at least the Eileen Myles that emerges from the pages of Inferno. I know, I know, join the club! What’s actually kind of wonderful … Continue reading

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An Unexploded Bomb: Violet Trefusis

Last weekend, there was a great review in the NY Times of a new book out by Michael Holyroyd titled A Book of Secrets that mentioned either one of the most bold and brave or foolish and naïve of those … Continue reading

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