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The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Jessica    October 16, 2017    Comments Off on The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Marzano-Lesnevich, along with her younger sister, was molested by her grandfather as a young girl and it lasted for years. Her confession to her parents stopped the molestation but her grandfather was never punished for the crimes that he committed. …

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Amy B.    August 22, 2017    Comments Off on Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay has achieved a lot in her life–she has a PhD and is a New York Times bestselling author–but in her mind she’s still “the girl in the woods”, the vulnerable twelve year old who was gang-raped by her …