3. literally show me a healthy person / The Wife.

Michael found the formal experiments and wild content of Darcie Wilder’s literally show me a healthy person to be compelling but not without knots, while Emily enjoys the nuance of Meg Wolitzer’s novel The Wife. They talk about delayed adolescence, the unacknowledged genius of the wives of ‘great’ men, representation and appropriation, and the twitter aesthetic. Also, Dear Reader observes Michael’s birthday!

Show Notes.

literally show me a healthy person by Darcie Wilder.

The Wife by Meg Wolitzer.

Transcription by Kate Atkinson.

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