Tag Archives: Miranda July

marginalia || My Mistress’s Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekhov to Munro, edited by Jeffrey Eugenides

I remember saving up for My Mistress’s Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from Chekhov to Munro, tried the whole a-few-coins-a-day route.  I even prayed to Santa, I begged friends. I rarely buy books brand-new–I’m technically, well, poor. But then, in the middle of last year, a story of mine had won an award. As […]

marginalia || No One Belongs Here More Than You, by Miranda July

I received this book last week from my godmother, sent through my grandfather—and its bright green cover caught my eye immediately, among the debris of Tootsie Rolls and Planters cans. I asked for this book, based on nothing but a murmur among friends that the author was good, and a fascination with the stark cover, […]