An intimate portrait of the chaos and confusion of a mother's mental illness and a deep meditation on storytelling itself—written in the form of a glossary.
"A feat on many levels . . . Darkly funny at times, brimming with compassion, terribly sad and deeply loving. Memoir readers should not miss this singular offering.”
Shelf Awareness
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A close examination of the humble sock reveals extraordinary cultural, anatomical, and historical secrets hiding in this most ordinary of objects. 
"An utterly engaging investigation . . . Illuminating, erudite, deeply intelligent."
 —Los Angeles Review of Books
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Edited Volume:
An anthology of innovative essays that borrow the structures of ordinary, everyday forms—such as crossword puzzles, police reports, recipes, and computer scripts.
"The essays in this collection bring with them a sense of hope about literature and its capacity for evolution and change."
The Millions
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