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These New Books Refuse To Make A Spectacle Of Women’s Trauma

Bernice McFadden’s Praise Song for the Butterflies, Vox by Christina Dalcher, and Red Clocks by Leni Zumas dig into the long-term effects of sexual trauma without exploiting women’s pain for entertainment.

Ilana Masad • 7 months ago

These New Novels Face The Complicated Reality Of Mental Illness

Fiction has long had a history of using mental illness as a plot device or symbolism, but some recent novels are depicting mental illness in refreshingly nuanced ways.

Ilana Masad • 12 months ago