Book Selections 03: Bloom
Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl
Ruhl’s modern adaptation of the classic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice take us to the underworld to see how love can grow into something beautiful and selfless.
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Esther Greenwood is young, beautiful, and intelligent. Opportunities are blossoming out, but she is crippled by her mental health and indecision.
Skim by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki
Suicide, depression, sexuality, cliques, and crushes
— an exploration on the heartache of being a high
Monsoon Tiger and Other Stories by Rain Chudori
A collection of short stories detailing the lives of women at
various stages in their lives, in varying degrees of bloom.
Persepolis 1 & 2 by Marjane Satrapi
The story of Satrapi’s childhood growing up and coming
of age in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution, and of
finding herself in her high school years in Vienna far away
from everything she has known and loved.