Tressie McMillan Cottom’s excellent Thick looks at the United States through race, education and grief.
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- The Irish Times
Annie Ernaux’s Happening is a riveting memoir mash-up recounting an illegal abortion in France in 1963.
Katherine Angel’s Daddy Issues is a fascinating dive into fathers in literature and film;
Anne Boyer’s The Undying furiously interrogates her cancer through the lens of capitalism and gender, while Notes Made While Falling by Jenn Ashworth also deals deftly with illness and…