PIXEL PICKS. XVII

Pixel Picks – occasional links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. This one brings cures and clothes, poetry and podcasts. Enjoy. Recently devoured Sophie Mackintosh’s The Water Cure and have been internetting anything about her I can. You can see echoes of the novel in this story of hers. Women and clothes and […]

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Our Shelves are Our Selves

Laying low with a migraine and looking past the hazy globes of light that mar my vision and thinking about looking at the shelves of other people. It used to be only when I walked into the home of someone else, or their office, or in glimpses of strangers (cracking the spines on the train, […]

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Reading Remedies (Part III)

I finished rereading A.S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book. Last time I read it I wrote myself a hangover cure: visit the V&A museum, take up pottery, frolic in the English countryside, read Peter Pan, drink tea, sleep. So, behold, a collection of cures for that book that made you suffer: the best of the reading remedies. My […]

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Modern Mythologies

We all write our own mythologies – the mythology of millennials, of instagram, of ourselves. I often say that my online life is a careful curation. I choose what to post. I only show the actions and write the captions that I wish others to see. I am in control. This online life isn’t real, […]

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Reading Remedies (Part II)

I finished rereading A.S. Byatt’s The Children’s Book. Last time I read it I wrote myself a hangover cure: visit the V&A museum, take up pottery, frolic in the English countryside, read Peter Pan, drink tea, sleep. So, behold, a collection of cures for that book that made you suffer: the best of the reading remedies from this […]

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