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Young Love and Frenzied Obsession in Andrea Abreu’s Dogs of Summer

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In her debut novel, translated by Julia Sanches, Andrea Abreu writes a rapturous story about obsessive friendship, in the process providing an authentically complex portrayal of the desire of girls.

Art and Autonomy in June Gervais’ Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair

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June Gervais’s debut novel is a revealing portrait of making your way professionally and personally into adulthood. Gina realizes that her identity is untethered to an outside force such as her dream vocation—a truth some of us take a whole life to find out.

A Feeling of Belonging in Bernardine Evaristo’s Manifesto

Evaristo’s memoir shows how one writer found her place in the world through storytelling, giving artists a roadmap to a deeper understanding of their own lives through the act of creating.