7. Blindness / Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club.

Emily strongly recommends an encounter with the disorienting bleakness and collapse of Nobel Laureate José Saramago’s Blindness, while Michael strongly recommends an encounter with the soul-wracking cruelty and violence of Megan Gail Coles’s Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club. They talk about a relentless duty of care forced on women, social breakdowns, Portugal, misogyny, and vulnerability.  

Show Notes.

Blindness by José Saramago.

Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles.

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang.

Michael’s essay At the Back of the Closet.

Agnes Ayer’s ABCs of Amazing Women by Jenny Higgins.

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