Too Much and Not the Mood

Too Much and Not the Mood

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An entirely original portrait of a young writer shutting out the din in order to find her own voice

On April 11, 1931, Virginia Woolf ended her entry in A Writer’s Diary with the words “too much and not the mood.” She was describing how tired she was of correcting her own writing, of the “cramming in and the cutting out” to please other… (more)

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If sometimes maddeningly desultory, the intensity of Chew-Bose’s observations cut to the quick. Her sentences show tremendous promise, coming as close as language can to how it feels to be alive as a young woman, at a time in your life when every detail matters.

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 11, 2017)

Collection: FSG Originals

Language: English

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