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I found Elisa Gabbert’s The Self Unstable a wonderful surprise.
It was the most intelligent and most intriguing thing I’ve read in a while, moving between lyric poetry, aphorism, and memoir, and with thoughts worth stealing on just about every page.
And Make Magazine says
Gabbert strikes a perfect balance between heart and head, between cleverness and earnestness, between language that demonstrates its own fallibility and language that is surprisingly, perfectly precise.
Monologue topics: the insufferably stupid anti-sunglasses stance of my early twenties, squinting.