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Raised on a diet of Hercules movies. Middlesex

What’s the matter, Cal?

Thank you, Jeffrey Eugenides. ¬†Thank you for a book with such a deep and sharp sensitivity. I have enjoyed reading it in very different ways. Though my life has nothing to do with Cal’s, some descriptions¬†have evoked old teen memories (let’s think about Sophie Sassoon and her beauty advice). Sometimes is the use of words, others, the facts and observations Eugenides chooses to describe life changes. Continue reading