Tuesday, March 29, 2016

A Burning, Brilliant, and Brutal Novel

Off the Shelf
By Molly Prentiss    |   Monday, March 28, 2016
I recently listened to a New Agey yet fairly brilliant podcast in which a Buddhist psychotherapist discussed the meaning of the word “desire.”  The word, she said in her calming, glassy voice, is derived from the Latin desidius, which means “to be far away from your own star.” Your “star,” as she puts it, is your core self, or your home. The discrepancy between where you are and where you feel you belong is where desire grows and festers. Lily King’s Euphoria deals largely in the realm of this brand of desire. READ MORE

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