Articles by Melissa Holbrook Pierson

June 8, 2017

Books Are Garbage 12

Today’s trash is the complete Emily Dickinson in hardcover, with dust jacket. Today’s detritus is an unread Penguin Classics Don Quixote. Today’s undesirable is Of Human Bondage in a Modern Library edition.

July 23, 2013

Telling Stories Keeps Us Alive: Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby 4

The Faraway Nearby is a work of literary origami, amazing in its construction. Perfect, even.