Responses to chronic illness and disability in U.S. society tend to take two forms. Either disability is 1) rendered invisible or 2) blamed on the individual. Both these responses erase the real lived experiences of disabled people.
There are two sorts of people who should read this book: 1) anyone planning to go into medicine and 2) literally everyone else.
Did you know that fewer than 30% of translated books published in the U.S. are written by women? This, coupled with the fact that only 3% of books published overall in the U.S. are translations, can mean that reading the translated works of women authors is an uphill battle. It requires us to make intentional choices.
Out of this World is a delightful collection of short stories from Catherine Lundoff. The collection is centered around queer themes with special focuses on lesbian, gay, and trans stories.
In an effort to finish my Reading Women challenge strong I did the math and I only have to read 19 books in 22 weeks. Easy! Hitting the ground running this week with the next challenge: a book by (or about) a Nobel Prize winning woman. There are a number of women who have won … Continue reading Nobel Prize Winning Women – Reading Women 2019