4 thoughts on “Wednesday Quote: Roxane Gay

    1. Stefani

      Interesting. I’d love to hear more about your thoughts on that. It is a little controversial given the topic and sensitivity of the book. It would be awesome too to know what Roxane Gay meant by it herself…

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    2. Shannon

      Just doesn’t seem like the kind of story you “dedicate” to women. I get it – what Mireille went through, and how she was able to pull it together after that. And all that it took to get there. A dedication to victims of abuse maybe? This is not a book that I’d recommend to all women. And although I read it in 2 days, I still wouldn’t say it was “for” me.

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    3. Stefani

      I see your point that it seems like a book that speaks to some particular women’s experiences. Though, I do wonder if she was trying to say that there is something universal about the story in that Mireille starts out as fairly happy and well-adjusted like a lot of women but has a stroke of extremely bad “luck” that puts her in the situation she is in.

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