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Podcast 312, Your Transcript Awaits

August 18, 2018 NeedaBook 0

The transcript for Podcast 312. Unruly Women, Camouflaging Misogyny, and Controlling Our Narratives: An Interview with Anne Helen Petersen has been posted! This podcast transcript was handcrafted with meticulous skill by Garlic Knitter. Many thanks. […]

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‘Fukushima Devil Fish’: A Nuclear Pastoral

August 18, 2018 NeedaBook 0

In October 2011, seven months after the tsunami and meltdowns, a second collection of the artist Katsumata’s work was published in Japan. Titled Deep Sea Fish (Shinkaigyō), the volume reprinted stories that Katsumata drew in […]

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Staff Picks: Portraiture, Patriarchy, Public Works

August 18, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Portrait of Vsevolod Mikhailovich Garshin, by Ilya Repin (1884). Oil paint   It is my habit, wandering through the seemingly logicless branching of the Met’s European Painting rooms, to collect body parts from portraits, to […]

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The Dharma Girls

August 18, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Still from the 2012 film adaptation of On The Road   Dad gave me a copy of On the Road for Christmas when I was sixteen. At thirteen it had been The Great Gatsby and […]

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My Withered Legs

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Ms. Stanwyck’s black belt on The Big Valley.   Early on in my writing life, which for me was in my forties, I wrote a thinly disguised as fiction piece about a woman who needed […]

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Lit Wicks: Julie James

August 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Welcome to Lit Wicks! This is where we pair an author’s backlist with candles to really immerse yourself in the reading experience. All of the candles featured in these post are from Etsy, which means […]

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Rogues, Vikings, & More

August 17, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Deadline Deadline by Stephanie Ahn is $3.99! Now, this might be full price but I wanted to include it because it sounds fucking amazing. This is an urban fantasy with a Korean-American lesbian witch protagonist. Hi, […]