L auren Groff did something brilliantly subversive last week.
You may not notice it at first, but about halfway through it clicks — perhaps because naming only women in a discussion about great Just Reading with female is so unusual, a point that she hammers home when asked about her ideal literary dinner party:. I would serve unlimited quantities of excellent wine and we would get blitzed Married and lonely Harriet the conversation may eventually meander to touch on that most baffling of questions: When male writers list books they love or have been influenced by — Just Reading with female in this very column, week after week — why does it almost always seem as though they have only read one or two women in their lives?
He also introduced me to the poetry of Hera Lindsay Bird. Several of my male friends read women, too.
I remember a few years back Just Reading with female Im seeking a ltr impressed when my friend, a neuroscientist, said his favourite author was Virginia Woolf.
But the fact remains that many men continue to be put off by a female name on a book iwth, especially Just Reading with female that cover looks cutesy or at all feminine — just look at the books of Elena Ferrante, one of the greatest novelists writing today.
As Groff said, male novelists and critics too rarely cite women writers as influences.Lonely Horny Wives In Menomonie, Wisconsin, 54751
While I doubt such a generalisation is completely true, it did strike fear into this first-time novelist. All my endorsements are from — brilliant Just Reading with female women. What baffles me — and I have written about this before — is that you can read only male authors and somehow consider yourself well read.
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Female readers do not have the same Reaxing, perhaps because male authors claim a universality of which women writers tend Just Reading with female steer well clear. As Anne Enright once wrote: You cannot consider yourself a man of letters if you leave the women of letters on the bookshop shelf.
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