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Tag: Jenny Offil

“Some women make it look so easy, the way they cast ambition off like an expensive coat that no longer fits.”

-Jenny Offill

“The baby’s eyes were dark, almost black, and when I nursed her in the middle of the night, she’d stare at me with a stunned, shipwrecked look as if my body were an island she’d washed up on.”

-Jenny Offil