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Extreme breastfeeding in novels (via blue milk)

Extreme breastfeeding in novels I am reading Emma Donoghue‘s Room at the moment. It is one of those novels that everyone is suddenly talking about. Narrated by a five year old, it is about he and his mother’s very isolated life. The book has an extraordinary premise, which I won’t give away here, but there is another element to the story that everyone can’t help but seem to notice and unpick and that is that the five-year old is still being breastfed. Ah, breastfeeding. So rich … Read More

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Do Your Books Define You? via Kitty Litter

What’s on your bookshelf? If a stranger came in your house and read the titles of the books you have lying around, would the titles define you? In my case, the stranger would have to spend a long time reading those titles because books fill an entire floor-to-ceiling wall of one room, take up a tall bookcase in another room, and are lined up, stacked, and spilled on every table and chest in the house. As I write this, I remember a sprawl of books … Read More

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