Lit

Black women are the perfect combination of 🔥 and 💯.
Harry Potter is now the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association. But these books have taught children to read, to think, to write and to criticize, all hallmarks of free expression.
Two years after Georges Anglade's death, PEN Haiti announced its re-emergence on the international literary scene with full fanfare last weekend.
The paperback edition of her searing, beautifully reviewed memoir, Lit, has hit the shelves, and Karr is striking out to stoke the sales buzz for a book that should be flying out the door all on its own.
Karr's chronicle of her effort to reconstruct the self that Mother so effectively, if unintentionally, dismantled resumes
Memoirs allow us to get intimate with another person, to discover secrets and learn from that person's own discussion of her life issues.
I mean several things. I mean memory is a corrupt machine, and even though I seem to have done better at not pissing people
Mary Karr: To be honest I don't think I'm in a position to comment because anything I say is going to sound like sour grapes
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