The daughterly ruminations during an eerie commute to work. Biting humor and a sense of loss. “A DREAM OF MEN” by Mary Gaitskill
A brilliant work; she traveled with Romani people in Europe for 4 years to learn about their lives. BURY ME STANDING by Isabel Fonseca.
Profoundly disturbing, moving. How do we behave when there is evil, moral weakness, or neutrality? BLINDNESS by Jose Saramago
Conversational, witty. Poems about lingerie. Single-handedly brought poetry into the mainstream. PICNIC, LIGHTNING by Billy Collins.
Amazing poems. “The night isn’t dark; the world is dark / Stay with a me a little longer.” MEADOWLANDS by Louise Gluck