Madeleine Watts tries to find out what we desire in Emily Witt's new book.
Madeleine Watts is a writer of fiction and nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, The Hairpin, Junkee, The Lifted Brow, Griffith REVIEW, and other places. Raised in Australia, she currently lives in New York.
In The Blazing World, Siri Hustvedt demonstrates that the threshold between the self and the world is frequently, and quite irrevocably, permeable...