“Perhaps the sheer amount of time devoted to the work is part of the magic. McClanahan’s essays were written in the 2000s, most in and around 9/11, when she and her husband decided to have a short-lived adventure in New York City and ended up staying for eleven years. A respected essayist, she could have rested on her reputation and slapped together the previous pieces into a book. But she didn’t…”
Read more about Rebecca McClanahan’s book as Tarn Wilson gives it a glowing review below!