Tag Archives: Books

Nasty Women for the Win

One of the arguments that I regularly have is about Jane Eyre.  I hate that novel, and I talk about my hatred for that book more than a little bit.  Almost always there is a woman standing nearby who is … Continue reading

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Books Are Not a Luxury–Reading as Resistance

I have written a lot about running and exercise because, much like Rio Silvestri in Kelly Luce’s Pull Me Under, running is a way of getting out of my head.  It is a way of coping with anxiety and depression. … Continue reading

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Run, Lady, Run

There were two things about Kelly Luce’s book Pull Me Under that instantly sold me on it.  The first was that the main character, Rio Silvestri–formerly Chizuro Akitani–was an ultra runner.  In reading a lot of memoirs of endurance athletes, … Continue reading

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