Litstack Recs: Fairyland & Scribe

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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, by Alysia Abbott “The truth is,” Alysia Abbot writes in her debut memoir, Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, “I did want to be my dad’s poem. I wanted to be his drawing, his novella, his most refined work of art. I wanted him to shape me with his [….]

LitStack Recs: A Brief Look at Father Memoirs & Blueberry Girl

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A Brief Look at Father Memoirs Stories that center on fathers have a distinct place in the memoir genre. For better or worse, fathers hold a place that intersects with the world and experience in a way far different from that of a mother’s. As in Jung’s archetypes, fathers are symbols of worldliness and action, [….]

LitStack Recs: Sex Criminals Vol. 1 & Fairyland

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Sex Criminals Volume 1 – One Weird Trick Volume 2 – Two Worlds, One Cop Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky My recommendation is going to be a short one this week, because I’ve got beaucoup things on my plate and not even enough time to use a knife and fork. But I really wanted to [….]

LitStack Recs: Fairyland & Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, by Alysia Abbott “The truth is,” Alysia Abbot writes in her debut memoir, Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, “I did want to be my dad’s poem. I wanted to be his drawing, his novella, his most refined work of art. I wanted him to shape me with his [….]