Baker, Jo. “The Body Lies” (Knopf 2019 )

All these female bodies in flux. Dying and decaying, awakening and transforming, washed by floods, ballooning, returning to the womb. And I was struggling with my own question of whether there was a way to write female without writing body, and whether there was a way to be female without being reduced to body, and how you would think a life in books would be one way to live like that…(62)

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