Wednesday 26 July 2017

After Kathy Acker: A Biography

After Kathy Acker: A Biography 

Book Review:

Kathy Acker lived a colourful life. She was a writer, a dreamer, and modern day women. She travelled. Kathy married and divorced twice. She had a great range of friends and lovers. She was a notorious fiction writer both in her books, and life. Kathy died at the age of 50 after a battle with cancer.

This book is a Biography of her life. There were some ups and downs. Kathy wasn't a sheep, and she was happy to colour outside the lines. She lived her life how she wanted and held her head high.

This is an interesting read, and the author Chris Kraus tries to keep to the facts (which I'm guessing was difficult as not even Kathy herself told the whole truth). 

I enjoyed this book. I just would have liked to have seen some pictures.

4 stars out of 5. *ARC via Netgalley*

Hardcover £20 or £9.99 Kindle.
Expected publication: August 31st, 2017 by Allen Lane


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