Early on in Charlie Jane Anders' The City in the Middle of the Night, the protagonist talks about "the alchemy of recognition" in telling her coming-of-age story.

Googling this beautiful phrase to find earlier uses assembles a collection of texts that are just sort of exquisite.

· · Web · 0 · 0 · 0
Sign in to participate in the conversation
Mastodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!