“A Imperfect Dad”

May 22, 2015 | 1 book mentioned

“As much as I claimed that I read for my own edification, it was a lie. The books I was most drawn to were those that were loved by someone in my life. Reading them, I thought, would teach me all I needed to know about them—nice and safe, from a distance. Reading them with one hand, it was easy to have the other keep them at arm’s length.” Romy Sugden writes for The Oyster Review about trying to connect with her estranged father by reading John le Carré‘s A Perfect Spy.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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