The essays in Constellations will make you feel grateful to artists and writers who have transfigured their bodily suffering into a sacred creative release.

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Review of ‘Constellations’

“In illness,” writes essayist Sinéad Gleeson, “it is hard to find the right words.” Gleeson knows what she’s talking about. Her short life has been full of medical difficulty—cancer, arthritis, as well as the more common experience of carrying and bearing two children. Her relationship with her body is both intimate and mundane, and she…

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