One Hundred Strokes regarding the Brush Before sleep by Melissa Parente, translated by Lawrence Venuti

Suicide Blonde by Darcey Steinke

Suicide Blonde may be the tale of Jesse, a sexual explorer in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. Deeply in love with an emotionally remote man that is bisexual used being a caretaker for the Boschian figure known as Madame Pig, Jesse seeks meaning and stimulation. Her foil is Madison, effective and gorgeous and poisonous, whom makes her living giving and doubting the dreams of other people. The novel has memorable fisting scene that I’ve never ever quite been able to shake since reading it at age thirteen, and a web page for web page wide range of astonishing, illuminating brutality and initial seriously considered the life span regarding the human anatomy. [Read more...]