Most Anticipated Reads Of 2019 Selection By Publishers Weekly, BuzzFeed, The Rumpus, Lit Hub, The Week, And Elle.com Fifteen Brilliant Writers Explore What We Don T Talk To Our Mothers About, And How It Affects Us, For Better Or For Worse.As An Undergraduate, Michele Filgate Started Writing An Essay About Being Abused By Her Stepfather It Took Her Than A Decade To Realize What She Was Actually Trying To Write How This Affected Her Relationship With Her Mother When It Was Finally Published, The Essay Went Viral, Shared On Social Media By Anne Lamott, Rebecca Solnit, And Many Others The Outpouring Of Responses Gave Filgate An Idea, And The Resulting Anthology Offers A Candid Look At Our Relationships With Our Mothers While Some Of The Writers In This Book Are Estranged From Their Mothers, Others Are Extremely Close Leslie Jamison Writes About Trying To Discover Who Her Seemingly Perfect Mother Was Before Ever Becoming A Mom In Cathi Hanauer S Hilarious Piece, She Finally Gets A Chance To Have A Conversation With Her Mother That Isn T Interrupted By Her Domineering But Lovable Father Andr Aciman Writes About What It Was Like To Have A Deaf Mother Melissa Febos Uses Mythology As A Lens To Look At Her Close Knit Relationship With Her Psychotherapist Mother And Julianna Baggott Talks About Having A Mom Who Tells Her Everything As Filgate Writes, Our Mothers Are Our First Homes, And That S Why We Re Always Trying To Return To Them There S Relief In Breaking The Silence Acknowledging What We Couldn T Say For So Long Is One Way To Heal Our Relationships With Others And, Perhaps Most Important, With Ourselves.Contributors Include Cathi Hanauer, Melissa Febos, Alexander Chee, Dylan Landis, Bernice L McFadden, Julianna Baggott, Lynn Steger Strong, Kiese Laymon, Carmen Maria Machado, Andr Aciman, Sari Botton, Nayomi Munaweera, Brandon Taylor, And Leslie Jamison.
[Ebook] ↠ What My Mother and I Dont Talk About Author Michele Filgate – Ebats.us
- 288 pages
- What My Mother and I Dont Talk About
- Michele Filgate
- 10 October 2017 Michele Filgate