Erica Swenson Danowitz

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Lolita in the Afterlife: On Beauty, Risk, and Reckoning with the Most Indelible and Shocking Novel of the Twentieth Century

The superb essays found in this book demonstrate the enduring impact of this novel. Highly recommended for readers interested in Lolita and Nabokov.

Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers 1852–1923

A feast of entertaining (and often scary) reads. Highly recommended for those interested in literature of the horror and supernatural variety.

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Au Revoir, Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature

A lighthearted read for all fans of French literature.
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Why Women Read Fiction: The Stories of Our Lives

Though long overdue, this satisfying offering comes at a time when women are working harder than ever to secure their rightful place in the literary canon. Recommended enthusiasts of lit crit, feminist studies, and publishing.

Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader

A delightful entry for lovers of literature and literary criticism.
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Me & Other Writings

An admirable translation that will enthrall fans of French literature as well as 20th-century history buffs.

Sontag: Her Life and Work

This excellent portrait of a complicated, brilliant individual will appeal to those interested in late 20th-century culture, LGBTQ studies, and literary scholarship.

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Kathleen Hale Is a Crazy Stalker: Six Essays

Recommended for readers interested in creative nonfiction, especially the essay genre.

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence

Highly recommended for readers interested in the complicated topic of mother-child/familial dynamics. [An editor's pick, LJ 2/19, p. 20.]
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