The Two Kinds of Decay
A "NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW" EDITORS' CHOICEA "TIME OUT CHICAGO "BEST BOOK OF THE YEARA "SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE" BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR"Manguso has produced a remarkable, clear-eyed account that turns horror into something humane and beautiful."--"The New York Times Book Review ""Moving . . . a fiercely truthful memoir of illness."--"The Boston Globe ""Here is not a day-by-day description of this grueling time, but an impressionistic text filled with bright, poetic flashes. . . . Many sick people learn to live in the moment, but the power of Manguso's writing makes that truism revelatory."--"The Washington Post Book World""Manguso's slender volume is written in a sparese, no-nonsense style that can be chilling but makes you cheer for the author."--"New York Post""Manguso writes this account from the far end of the illness, looking back on it from a position of physical strength, biting ferocity, and unsentimental wit."--"Bookforum""A series of brief, elliptical vignettes composed of sentences as spare as they are unsparing . . . Manguso pushes beyond the familiar confrontation between doctor and patient to explore the linguistic confusion at the heart of the power struggle."--"Slate""[A] stunning story . . . Manguso's deadpan tone works equally well in service of the painful and funny moments, or when the two meet."--"Time Out Chicago"
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