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Kate Zambrenois the guest. She is the author of two novels, O Fallen Angel and Green Girl, and her latest book is a critical memoir called Heroines, now available from Semiotext(e).
The Paris Review raves
It should come as no surprise that her provocative new work, Heroines, published by Semiotext(e)’s Active Agents imprint… challenges easy categorization, this time by poetically swerving in and out of memoir, diary, fiction, literary history, criticism, and theory. With equal parts unabashed pathos and exceptional intelligence, Heroines foregrounds female subjectivity to produce an impressive and original work that examines the suppression of various female modernists in relation to Zambreno’s own complicated position as a writer and a wife.
And Bitch magazine calls it
A brave, enlightening, and brutally honest historical inquiry that will leave readers with an urgent desire to tell their own stories.
Monologue topics: petroleum-based cows, Ron Currie Jr., TNB Book Club.