Her “pornographic” books are united by the violence with which she works to undo the grammar of systems of confinement—language, gender, sexuality, and form—and the tenderness and comedy with which she scours the bleakness of circumstance for something that an optimist might call hope.
Derek Kirk Kim will be speaking at the Skylight Books (1818 N Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA) event on April 22, 7:30PM. We’d love for you to come and join us to kick-off WBN2014 with a great talk about sharing love of reading!
Ooooooh. McSweeney’s just unveiled their Bookstore Day contribution. It’s 2 feet tall. It can do 100 push-ups with lesser books on its back. It can drink you under the table. And there are only 400 of them in existence. Ever.