Here Lies A Kind Man

After my cousin's husband died, let us call him R, I did not call her up for almost a month. Some time ago, over politics, she being polemically conservative socially, and me, an avowed liberal on paper, we might haveĀ had our small cold war (one never is sure) resulting in guarded silencing of her views... Continue Reading →

Elena Ferrante’s Rage – Days of Abandonment

One April afternoon, right after lunch, her husband announced that he wanted to leave her. From there Turin basedĀ Olga documents her descent into madness and rage at her abandonment. Or maybe its her abandonment of identity that she has accumulated over the years that she is talking about. A clawing away of mannerisms, skin, ego,... Continue Reading →

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