a€?Part national weave, character memoir, FlA?neuse usually takes you on a distinctly cosmopolitan jaunt that starts in nyc, wherein Elkin grew up, and transports united states to Paris via Venice, Tokyo, and London, all metropolitan areas wherein shea€™s existed. Our company is indicated the ways beaten by this flA?neuses like the cross-dressing nineteenth-century writer George Sand, the French specialist Sophie Calle, the wartime correspondent Martha Gellhorn, and so the author Jean Rhys. With tenacity and insight, Elkin generates a mosaic of exactly what metropolitan background have got intended to lady, charting through novels, ways, history, and pictures the in some cases invigorating, in some cases filled union that ladies have actually with all the town.a€?
Idiophone by Amy Fusselman
a€?Leaping from ballroom to quiltmaking, from really Nutcracker to an Annie-B Parson interview, Idiophone are a strikingly unique meditation on risk-taking and provocation in art and a unabashedly honest, witty, and romantic concern of art-making relating to motherhood, and being a mother regarding addiction.