Rosa’s Reviews

Rosa like to read memoirs, essay collections, short story anthologies and literary fiction. She likes lyrical books, particularly those composed of vignettes, about people trying to figure out why they do the messy things they do – the joys and the fears, the hopes and the heartbreak, and everything in between. Her favourite authors of 2023 are Carmen Maria Machado, Helena Fox, Isobel Beech and Laura McPhee-Browne.

Book Review: What I’d Rather Not Think About

The twin sister’s story highlights the conflicting feelings of being too much and also not enough; of being so close to someone and yet so far apart; of loving a person overwhelmingly but still resenting them greatly for their presence and their absence.

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