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Her Body and Other Parties
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Ashley
This was such a smart, spooky, sexy, strange, and political collection of stories. I read through it quickly and every single story sparked a thousand questions and ideas in my head. Read this book with your favorite feminist af friend because you will want to talk about it, I’m certain.
Elizabeth
Jan 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
These short stories resist definition and categorisation as much as they resist easy answers, endings and metaphors. Machado's writing dwells within the fringes of fantasy, magic realism and literary fiction, writing about women with mysterious ribbons around their necks, or bodies that disappear, or discard flesh that comes to life. The stories are unashamedly queer, strange and sexual, filled with female centred desire and creativity. Don't read if you like wholesome, resolutions, do read if ...more
hagar
Jan 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely stunning stories about moving through the world in a woman's body. Painful, haunting, funny, wicked.
Kaitlin
Oct 17, 2017 rated it liked it
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Beautifully written, but not my cup of tea.
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Jan 29, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Apr 27, 2018 rated it liked it
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