A Glimpse on “Difficult Women” – Roxanne Gay New Book

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Difficult Women went to bookshelves this January 03, 2017 as quoted from the BookForum’s ” An Untamed State is a gem, blasted into beauty by the world’s harshest conditions. This gripping debut has set the table for mangy great works to come”.

Browsing through this it does touches a lot on human connection in both privilege and those women dealing with poverty as it tells the different stories and daily lives affecting equality and even discrimination. We remember author Roxanne Gay writing on Marvel’s Black Panther series so this book she absolutely gives how her stories have a remarkable visual sweep.

“A powerful collection of short stories about difficult, troubled, headstrong, and unconventional women . . . Whether focusing on assault survivors, single mothers, or women who drown their guilt in wine and bad boyfriends, Gay’s fantastic collection is challenging, quirky, and memorable.”–Publishers Weekly

“A collection of short stories that will make your spine tingle with intrigue.” —Bustle.com

Biography (Roxanne Gay)

Roxane Gay’s writing has appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, West Branch, Virginia Quarterly Review, NOON, The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Time, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The Rumpus, Salon, The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy culture blog, and many others. She is the co-editor of PANK and essays editor for The Rumpus. She teaches writing at Eastern Illinois University. Her novel, She is the author of three books–Ayiti, An Untamed State, and Bad Feminist. She very much wants a tiny baby elephant.
As seen when she wrote on Marvel comics, “The real gift to readers in Difficult Women is [Gay’s] ability to marry her well-known intellectual concerns with good storytelling
Kudos to start a great works for 2017 with Roxanne Gay.

 

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