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Book Talk: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson | A Strange Speculative Fiction Book

Let's talk about Everything Under by Daisy Johnson!


Have you ever read a book that did not make sense? The writing was just so ethereal that you couldn't put two and two together about who was who or what was happening? That was my experience with Everything Under. I recently watched a video by Books and Things on YouTube, which I will link here, where Katie talked about two books she had read that were written, in my opinion, in a similar fashion to Everything Under. She was nice enough to say it was pleasant reading them, but it cracked me up how she "struggled to find a focus" and couldn't find it! The two books she mentioned were Spring Garden by Tomoka Shibasaki and Warlight by Michael Ondaatje, in case you're interested 😊. If you'd like to hear her reviews of these two books, begin at timestamp 12:00. I find her explanations so succinct. That she admits to "not getting" these two books is refreshing to me and gives me a big tickle.

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