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Review: Cristina Rivera Garza’s “Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country”

- In an unflinching look at violence in contemporary Mexico, writer Cristina Rivera Garza aims to unlock the silence surrounding grief. The introductory paragraph of Cristina Rivera Garza’s latest book “Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country” (Feminist Press, 2020) is like a film scene set in medieval times. Two bodies, a man and a woman hang from a bridge. Their hands have been tied. The woman’s ankles are also bound. It is clear that both bodies have been brutalized. The hanging woman has been disemboweled — entrails hang loose from her abdomen.
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This Year’s NBCC Award Finalists: Grieving by Cristina Rivera Garza

Over the next month we’ll be sharing the National Book Critics Circle’s appreciations of this year’s NBCC Award finalists. The awards will be presented virtually on March 25th, 7pm EST. *. Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country by Cristina Rivera Garza, translated by Sarah Booker (The Feminist Press) Grieving begins...
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