Lia's Reviews > On Looking: Essays

On Looking by Lia Purpura
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
1832348
's review
Jan 15, 12

Read in July, 2011

Perhaps the most talented writer I have ever encountered. "On Looking" is a book of Purpura's lyric essays. All meditate on the act of observing. Never have I loved sentences so much. For example, take this sentence from the essay 'Autopsy Report': "His ribs like steppes, ice-shelves, sandstone." Just pure poetic genius.
likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read On Looking.
sign in »

No comments have been added yet.