遼 Early reader series 墨 By Deborah Levy ﬦ

遼 Early reader series 墨 By Deborah Levy ﬦ 遼 Early reader series 墨 By Deborah Levy ﬦ What is wonderful about this short, sensual, embattled memoir is that it is not only about the painful landmarks in her lifethe end of a marriage, the death of a motherit is about what it is to be alive I cant think of any writer aside from Virginia Woolf or, perhaps,Helen Simpson who writes better about the liminal, the domestic, the non event, and what it is to be a womanThis is a little book about a big subject It is about how to find a new way of living Rage is brewing just beneath its surfaceI read this book with indecent speed and greed, but it deserves to be read at a pace closer to lived timeLevy knows how to share her story The GuardianAn eloquent manifesto for what Levy calls a new way ofliving in the post familial world The Guardian Levy is an indelible writer an elliptical genius The Cost of Livingis always a pleasure to consume Dwight Garner, The New York TimesThis is a writer who has found her voice and her subject, and both speak directly to our times Los Angeles TimesKeen and movingThis timely look at how women are viewed and often dismissed by society will resonate with many readers, but particularly with those who have felt marginalized or undervalued Publishers Weekly starred review Wise, subtle and ironic, Levy is a brilliant writerEach sentence is a small masterpiece of clarity and poise That shed should be endowed with a blue plaque The Telegraph Levy is like an expert rafter, and the river she travels is full of encounters and emotions The New York Times For writing this good, the cost of living is plainly the right price to pay NPR Levys voice has a gentle power thats rare and wonderful to readshes vulnerable but shes also empoweredExperiencing The Cost of Living for the first timeI forgot I was reading And thats what great writing does It immerses you, fills you like an intravenous drug Reading becomes a form of living The Quietus Levy is a master of puns and pithy, surprising twists, often deployed at her own expenseAphorisms that would usually be heavy handedbreeze past only later do you realize youve been self helped The New Republic A powerful, reflective book that gets under the skin of contemporary prejudices and reveals them for what they are, as present now as they ever were Elephant.artThe books fragmentary form suits its subject Levy is documenting the impact of dismantling a home, packing up a life, and this has the effect of flipping time into a weird shapeFunny and wise, Levy is the perfect guide through the complexities and contradictions of her new reality IrishIndependent The Cost of Livingis unclassifiable, original, full of unexpected pleasures at every turn Though it can be read in a flash, I suspect readers will want to savor this book slowly, for its many moments of insight, humor, wisdom, and surprise Delivered in gorgeous, disciplined prose, Deborah Levy has crafted a bracing, searing inquiry into one womans life that manages to tell the truth of all womens lives I loved it Dani Shapiro, author of best selling memoirs Slow Motion and Devotion An elegant, candid meditation on the fraught journey to self knowledge Kirkus ReviewsBeautiful, elegiac The power of words to bestow life after death, and the importance of choosing what is living over what is dead, are at the heart of Levys exquisite prose The SpectatorA robust piece of writing about what gives humans purpose It is a heady, absorbing read The Evening Standard A beautiful yet damning indictment of how our culture effaces womens creative voices, both directly and insidiously Library Journal In this evocative and insightful memoir, Levy describes her new freedom, in all its complexity and drudgery, and examines how societys expectations can define and confine women Levy deftly relates the circumstances of her new life with a bewitching combination of wit and pathos Booklist Slim and spare but highly evocative and allusive, this account of a year in her life leaving her husband, nursing her dying mother, writing the novels that will change her life is part of an ongoing project of working autobiography, asking and answering the question of how a woman writer should exist in the 21st century VultureWhat makes Levy remarkable, beyond the endless pleasures of her sentences, is her resourcefulness and wit Shes ingenious New StatesmanSearching for something to read after devouring Women and Power Known for her piquant novels, Deborah Levy now takes to non fiction, with a working autobiography that comprises thoughtful dissections of life as a woman Elle Magazine, Here Are the 21 Books We re Most Excited to Read in 2018Levy describes womens often thankless homemaking enterprise as an act of immense generosity It is also a perfect description of this truly joyous book Irish TimesThe result is extraordinary and beautiful Ranging widely and deeply over marriage, motherhood, love, death and friendship, it is a work suffused with fierce intelligence, generous humanity and razor sharp insightsSerious, playful, considered and provocative, The Cost of Living is a glorious successor to Things I Dont Want to Know, an affirmation of the art of living as much as an exploration of its costs Financial TimesEach anecdote is as luminous, self contained and hard as the pearls in the necklace she habitually wears around her throat There s humor here and vulnerabilityBut above all, The Cost of Livingis a smart, slim meditation on womanhood informed by Levy s wide reading Simone de Beauvoir, Emily Dickinson, James Baldwin, Virginia Woolf they re just some of the Wise Ones Levy looks to for pointers about how a woman can be, once she has stepped out of her normative role or, as Levy puts it, once she is no longer married to society NPR Levys vulnerability anduncertainty makes her writing so bold and endearing to read She has a shrewd observers eye, which leads to some canny, enjoyable studies of friends and strangers alike and reminds the reader of her strengths as a novelist Levy has a playwrights knack for conjuring rich detail using incredibly spare and precise language The Cost of Living is a very slim volume but you should make time and come prepared to savour every phrase Charlotte Graham McLay, The Spinoff The Cost of Living is beaded with glorious cameos and returns to the question of narrating ones own life, advocating the joy of making a new story when an old one concludes The Cost of Living circles through the narrators writing and reading, especially the work of Simone de Beauvoir, to a vision of walkingtowards a home made to please herself, full of writing and love, empty of regret The Australian Being alone doesnt suit you nearly as much as you think it does, a male friend tells Deborah Levy rather patronizinglyBut he is wrong Being alone, and what she goes through to get there, suits her, and she is fascinating in the telling Image MagazineA short, sharp memoir that ranges across motherhood, writing, art, life, transformation, and everything in betweenI devoured in one sitting ArtsHubA memoir of a woman creating a new life after divorce and a collection of insightful musings on femininity, motherhood, and the craft and discipline of writing Lilith MagazineHow thrilling to read this vivid account by a brilliant woman leaving the marital and maternalwefor scary freedom in the land ofI I loved this book Honor Moore, author of Red Shoes, Darling, and MemoirA tender, vulnerable book with a fierce strength and intelligence at its core We sense the courage and honesty Levy required to submerge herself, breath held, fully in the past in order to find her way into a new, altered present Nadja Spiegelman, author of I m Supposed to Protect You from All ThisFrom the twice Booker shortlisted author comes a witty and audacious examination of writing and womanhood Life falls apart We try to get a grip We try to hold it together And then we realize that we don t want to hold it together.Crystalline, witty and audacious, The Cost of Living addresses itself to the dual experiences of writing and of womanhood, examining what is essential in each Following the acclaimed Things I Don t Want to Know, which reflected deeply on the nature of gender politics and a life in letters, The Cost of Living returns to the same subject and to the same life, to find a writer in radical flux If a woman dismantles her life, expands it and puts it back together in a new shape, how might she describe this new composition Words have to open the mind When words close the mind you can be sure that someone has been reduced to nothingness.nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp In this elegiac second instalment of her living autobiography, Deborah Levy considers what it means to live with value and meaning and pleasure The Cost of Living is a vital and astonishing testimony, as distinctive, wide ranging and original as Levy s acclaimed novels. 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    • Hardcover
    • 208 pages
    • The Cost of Living
    • Deborah Levy
    • English
    • 2017-07-02T08:56+02:00