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Enough with the Ableist Worship of Frida Kahlo

Enough with the Ableist Worship of Frida Kahlo

The question that propels Emily Rapp Black’s Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg is simple and self-implicating: “Why do we (I) love Frida?” Throughout the book’s fourteen loosely-linked essays, Black lays claim to Kahlo for unique reason: like the painter became later in...
Required Reading

Required Reading

This essay by Rob Madole, which focuses on Brandon Taylor’s new book of short stories, Filthy Animals, is a great read overall because of the way Madole discusses the recent wave of novels and realism in general: For readers of millennial fiction, this might feel like...