When I was listening to the audiobook I knew I’d need the hard copy because these are stories I will read again and again with a pen; as if underlining consecrates ideas, like lighting a candle at church, so the words know I feel them.

The first essay I re-read is Girl 6 because “Sure, I wanted what I wanted for the sister in question, but I also wanted it for the rest of us.”-Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom.

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