They keep trying to pull the book out of her hand as she cries, ‘no, please, I need to keep reading.’
If she stops reading the demons of the real world would swallow her into the darkest corners of herself.
They don’t get it.
Where is the fine line between encouraging a certain way of living, and forcing a certain image? An image that undoubtedly never fails to glorify habits that are unhealthy for the self, and others. Social norms and new standards of manhood are constantly growing and manifesting unfortunate levels of toxicity among men, pressuring an uphold of certain appearances that are becoming difficult for a man to maintain.
The phone rang. I picked it up. I cried. I’d been interviewing for a publicity assistant position at an independent publishing house. It was the ….
Alina: A Song for the Telling by Malve von Hassell tells the story of Alina, a 14-year-old girl in 12th century France who has lost ….
If I said the word ‘housewife’, the first thing that would come to mind is a woman who doesn’t work. Digging even deeper, perhaps a ….