“Read like your work depends on it. It does.” —Adrienne Brodeur, author of Wild Game
“The process of writing a memoir can swallow you whole if you aren’t careful.” —Saeed Jones, author of How We Fight For Our Lives.
In her new book, In the Dream House, Carmen Maria Machado reimagines the memoir form by examining her personal story of domestic abuse using different tropes and shines new light on the history and reality of abuse in queer relationships.
“I had made a bargain with myself that if I lived, I would give a book of what I learned back to the world in return—an act of gratitude and sometimes vengeance—and I made it.” —Anne Boyer, author of The Undying