Now I See You: Nicole C. Kear’s Brave Journey Into the Darkness
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Now I See You: Nicole C. Kear’s Brave Journey Into the Darkness

Resolving to keep her eventual blindness a secret from everyone but her family, Nicole endeavors to employ the age-old adage of carpe diem. However, after a near-death experience, attempting to step out a window onto a fire escape that isn’t actually there, she realized she was no longer in charge of her life, the disease was. Continue reading

The Modern Memoir: Elissa Washuta’s My Body Is a Book of Rules
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The Modern Memoir: Elissa Washuta’s My Body Is a Book of Rules

Unlike the all-too-familiar beginning-to-end chronology many memoirs follow, My Body presents readers with a series of fragmented essays made into a clear and cohesive whole. In a way that is exceptionally frank, Washuta vividly describes to readers her journey through the ebbs and flows of sanity and insanity, self-esteem and self-hatred. Continue reading