Review of Lindsay Hunter’s Ugly Girls by Sarah Brown

Review of Lindsay Hunter’s Ugly Girls by Sarah Brown

Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter. Farrar, Straus Giroux. 2014. 240 pages.   Ugly Girls opens with two wanna-be thug-girls cruising around in a stolen red Mazda, blasting gangster rap. This is the perfect scene to set the tone of a sweaty, dirty, linguistic joyride —...
Kool-Aid Man

Kool-Aid Man

My parents gave me the name of someone Who would be an asset in our war against the pervasive Demonic forces that threaten us on a daily basis. Our list contained the usual suspects: The Russians, the Count from Sesame Street, Ayatollah Khomeini, Universal Product...
Mother on Earth

Mother on Earth

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward. – Psalms 127: 3-5   Selfish I assumed I would conceive naturally when my husband and I decided to start a family. I didn’t. We turned to fertility drugs with ambivalence. Reports...
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