What My Mother and I Dont Talk About



What My Mother and I Dont Talk About Most Anticipated Reads of 2019 Selection by Publishers Weekly, BuzzFeed, The Rumpus, Lit Hub, The Week, and Elle.com Fifteen brilliant writers explore what we don t talk to our mothers about, and how it affects us, for better or for worse.As an undergraduate, Michele Filgate started writing an essay about being abused by her stepfather It took her than a decade to realize what she was actually trying to write how this affected her relationship with her mother When it was finally published, the essay went viral, shared on social media by Anne Lamott, Rebecca Solnit, and many others The outpouring of responses gave Filgate an idea, and the resulting anthology offers a candid look at our relationships with our mothers While some of the writers in this book are estranged from their mothers, others are extremely close Leslie Jamison writes about trying to discover who her seemingly perfect mother was before ever becoming a mom In Cathi Hanauer s hilarious piece, she finally gets a chance to have a conversation with her mother that isn t interrupted by her domineering but lovable father Andr Aciman writes about what it was like to have a deaf mother Melissa Febos uses mythology as a lens to look at her close knit relationship with her psychotherapist mother And Julianna Baggott talks about having a mom who tells her everything As Filgate writes, Our mothers are our first homes, and that s why we re always trying to return to them There s relief in breaking the silence Acknowledging what we couldn t say for so long is one way to heal our relationships with others and, perhaps most important, with ourselves.Contributors include Cathi Hanauer, Melissa Febos, Alexander Chee, Dylan Landis, Bernice L McFadden, Julianna Baggott, Lynn Steger Strong, Kiese Laymon, Carmen Maria Machado, Andr Aciman, Sari Botton, Nayomi Munaweera, Brandon Taylor, and Leslie Jamison. Free Download [ What My Mother and I Dont Talk About ] Author [ Michele Filgate ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • What My Mother and I Dont Talk About
  • Michele Filgate
  • 04 November 2017
  • 1982107340

10 thoughts on “What My Mother and I Dont Talk About

  1. Vivek Tejuja says:

    Relationships are complex Most relationships are not easy to navigate around I think the one we share with our parents is most difficult I have always had a problem expressing what I feel to my parents I think it just stemmed from the fact that we do not speak enough or try to make ourselves heard enough This has...

  2. Melissa says:

    A very solid collection of essays from a diverse selection of writers about the things they don t talk to their mothers about family history, abuse, love, protection, secrets, first husbands, expectations Particularly poignant essays are from Alexander...

  3. Jaime says:

    Every essay in here and so many great writers was thought provoking and brought something new to the table I loved how different the essays were and the richness of the collection.

  4. Hillary says:

    This collection of essays is human, vulnerable, and at times cathartic It is uneven at times, but highlights unique literary voices and encourages self reflection and forgiveness.It is not really what I thought it would be and with so many voices, there were obviously some essays that stand out as higher quality, that resonatedwith me and made alasting impression I was pleasantly surprised to see the diversity in gender, ethnicity, economic background, life trauma experiences, This collection of essays is human, vulnerable, and at times cathartic It is uneven at times, but highlights unique literary voices a...

  5. Jennifer says:

    Really good essay collection I ll need to buy it in print at some point I think listening to this essay collection took away some of my enjoyment, as I was distracted by the reader s voice The authors of these essays laid themselves bare, and I didn t realize I would ques...

  6. Bridgit Morgan says:

    This collection of essays was unfortunately a bit lackluster for me.

  7. David says:

    These are some intense essays I responded to somethan others, but they all latch onto a live wire Good writing, moving, and engaging Nice stuff.

  8. Sophie Rayton says:

    Difficult but important topics discussed There s so much in life that keep us from being honest and authentic, this book explores what it is to be both those things and .

  9. Emma says:

    Beginning with the title essay, this is a powerful and candid collection on a universal theme, showing the scope of mother daughter relationships and their impact.

  10. Carolyn says:

    Excellent My favorites were Mother Tongue by Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body My Body by Nayomi Munaweera, I Met Fear on the Hill by Leslie Jamison, and Are You Listening by Andre Aciman.

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