Title: BeartownAuthor: Fredrik BackmanType: FictionPublished: 2016Pages: 489 “They hated it when people spoke of “the condition,” because conditions are untouchable.
Today is International Women’s Day, so to celebrate, I want to share with you three female writers who I adore.
“Why wasn’t friendship as good as a relationship? Why wasn’t it even better? It was two people who remained together,
“When I lost my sight, Werner, people said I was brave. When my father left, people said I was brave.
“I’ve been so focused on what’s horrible and unfair and terrifying about my condition that I hadn’t acknowledged what is