We follow them for three decades, withstanding alongside them the waves of trauma that life so often sends. Or both. I will definitely have to buy a hard copy of this book and then read the stories again, slowly this time. He loved to recline on the wieght bench, spreading his legs wide. The fat-shaming in the middle is gross and really put me off. I settled on astonishing, arresting, and staggering.
It's quite beautiful when it's concentrating on how much these two girls support each other, but it doesn't tackle the central issue head on, which is at once a relief and a let down.
Modjaji Books is an award-winning independent feminist press that publishes the work of southern African women writers. However, the following are the ones that will definitely remain with me for a very long time: Gaines observes how radical black performers from W.
However, I once heard her speak as part of a TV panel discussion and she was such an erudite, smart and interesting speaker that I was drawn to read this book of her short stories.