Ep. 170 The Undying by Anne Boyer -- The Stacks Book Club (Mychal Denzel Smith)

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It’s time for another installment of The Stacks Book Club. This month we’re discussing The Undying: A Meditation on Modern Illness by Anne Boyer with Mychal Denzel Smith (Stakes is High). Our conversation explores the commodification of cancer, the ways sexism is entrenched in the language of breast cancer, and how form and content can work together and fight against one another in the same text.

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You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2021/06/30/ep-170-the-undying


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