6 December 2018
Show More Evening in Paradise: More Stories by Lucia Berlin.
Picador, 256 pp., £14.99, November 2018, 978 1 5098 8229 8Show More
Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs by Lucia Berlin.
Picador, 160 pp., £12.99, November 2018, 978 1 5098 8234 2Show More
“... was charming, she was lovable, she was the magnet to which most metal flies. As well as a list of houses, she could have written a list of the names she used for herself: Dolores, Maggie, Carlotta, Claudia, Maria, Maya. (How do writers find the names that are most like their own names? Are they harmonies, alibis, drag, indictments?) In the past critics would have used words like ‘womanly ...”