Chienne et Louve is an enthralling novel by Joffrine Donnadieu. It is told in first person by 20 year old Romy, a young woman with a troubled past who comes to Paris to study acting. With no money to pay for basic living needs, let alone lessons at a prestigious academy she is determined to enroll in, she works as a stripper, and squats wherever she can find shelter. She eventually finds a job and accommodation as a caregiver to 89 year old Odette. In order to keep a roof over her head Romy moves heaven and earth keep Odette...
Changer: Méthode by Edouard LouisTotally blown away by this book! In it in Edouard Louis recounts his escape—both psychological and literal—from a violent childhood home and intolerant village where he was bullied throughout his childhood for being gay.Fueled by a desire to “take revenge on his past” he wills himself out of a violent, culture-less life into a completely new existence as part of the intellectual elite.He achieves this with the help of a few nurturing women in his life —almost entirely his high school classmate Elena to whom he devotes half the book.“Eddy” moves out of his house and...
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