Roxane Gay’s An Untamed State

There’s no room for such distinction in a country where too many people have to claw for what they need and still have nothing to hold. An Untamed State by Roxane Gay is the story of a woman that gets kidnapped in Haiti for ransom. It gets interesting when her father decides to be anContinue reading “Roxane Gay’s An Untamed State”

Roxane Gay’s Hunger

Hunger by Roxane Gay is a gluttonous book. There is no other way to describe it. Did I enjoy it? Not as much as I was hoping to enjoy it. It may have been because it’s a masochistic book without a deep, deep mind-gasm at the end. No deep epiphany for me. A lot ofContinue reading “Roxane Gay’s Hunger”

Roxane Gay’s Difficult Women

FLORIDA “Her husband always said, ‘Baby, you are perfect,’ and she flushed angrily. His assurances were so reflexive as to be insulting.” This entire book is a collection of short stories. I hadn’t really read an anthology like this since “Chicken Soup For The Soul,” which is a lot more campy. I highlighted some ofContinue reading “Roxane Gay’s Difficult Women”