"there’s something morally wrong with having a swimsuit or a dress that costs the same as a cappuccino."
The best thing I did for myself this week, by far, was purchase Heroines by Kate Zambreno.
If you’re a person who reads books, please read this book.
If you feel that’s too general a recommendation, take this one: if you are a woman who has ever been told that you are too much or not enough and you’ve also read anything from the “literary canon” and found yourself questioning what makes the “great books” great, read this book.
“But I’m not at a bookstore and Amazon takes too long to ship me things!”
Then read her blog, Frances Farmer is My Sister. I cannot remember the last time I felt so alive, scared, afraid (clearly the book and my reactions to it frighten me—in a good way, I think), and excited while reading.