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Blood and Guts in High School by Kathy Acker
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Jul 19, 2011

really liked it
Recommended to Sarah by: LY
Read from July 18 to 19, 2011

Before, I thought people read books by this woman just to be able to scream in other people's faces, "I've read Kathy Acker!" Turns out, it's just a normal side effect. I can't say I liked every bit of this book, [who likes translating Persian poetry?] but I liked that it was different and non-boring. It will make you want to re-read The Scarlett Letter with freshened eyes (for the 3rd time) and subvert the patriarchy.

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"I think most writers are crazy 'cause they sit in their rooms all the time and scribble down stuff no one wants to read and they don't fuck."
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