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“Housewifely Arts” exquisitely demonstrates the desperate sadness that writers so covet and readers so enjoy. The prose is full of desperately tender moments which all absolutely cut me to the quick and seem all the more powerful coming from such superficially cold characters. Some of my favorites among these were the inner thoughts and descriptions that the […]

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“Housewifely Arts” by Megan Mayhew Bergman What I really enjoy about this story is how Bergman uses animals to express complex emotions such as the Bird being destructive and loved by the mother. I also enjoy the layers of stories, such as Ike’s story about Louis and his mother. The main character’s relationship with a […]

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