Ugly Truths: My Year of Rest and Relaxation

I first heard of Ottessa Moshfegh's novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation it on Instagram. Everybody was talking about it, I saw pictures of the book everywhere. The reviews, however, were not all good: a masterpiece, a cheap piece of shock literature, a groundbreaking story, an immensely boring book... everybody had a different opinion... Continue Reading →

Eileen and my obsession with Ottessa Moshfegh

Ottessa Moshfegh's long-awaited new novel, Lapvona, was released a couple of months ago and I was just able to buy it now. However, I have been occupying myself with reading every other novel Moshfegh has published since I became obsessed with My Year of Rest and Relaxation Last Year. I read McGlue and Homesick for Another World (which is awesome and... Continue Reading →

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