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Joseph Osmundson: Inside/Out

Recommended

University Book Store University District
Fri., Dec. 22, 7 p.m. 2017

Free

University Book Store

Recommended by Christopher Frizzelle

Joseph Osmundson's plaintive, fragmented, and very dirty mini-memoir Inside/Out reads more like nonfiction poetry than memoir (some chapters are only five words long, and none are longer than three pages). It depicts the true story of a poor white guy from Washington State (the narrator) and his obsession with Tariq, a black guy from a middle-class family ("beautiful, tall, easy, charming, stylish") who he dates and fucks and fights with in New York City. Rarely have I read books about relationships like this one. But its form is familiar. As Alexander Chee says in a blurb on the back, "Inside/Out is like if Maggie Nelson had written Bluets about fucking men."

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  • Fri., Dec. 22, 7 p.m. 2017