The First Bad Man by Miranda July - A haunted woman’s reclusively ordered world is thrown into chaos by a houseguest who bullies her into reality and brings love into her life. Recommended by: Jean Simpson, Readers' Services Librarian.
Miranda July’s The First Bad Man is the first great novel of 2015
When a creative man divides the critics he is called ‘surreal’ or even a ‘genius’, while a woman is denigrated with the label ‘quirky’ – and that kicks the legs out from under us. This is a fantastic piece by Why are creative women dismissed as ‘quirky’?