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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Review of "Our Mother" in AVClub

Nice review of Luke Howard's book, Our Mother, in AVClub today:

http://www.avclub.com/article/mental-illness-fluorescent-storm-challenging-our-m-242253?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=ShareTools&utm_campaign=default 

The conceit is similar to that of Pixar’s Inside Out, but Howard’s metaphor lacks the cloying and reductive simplicity of the film and features the incompleteness and pervasive unknowability that makes a rendering of mental illness sensible without being insulting.