Decay in Paperback!

The incredibly talented, Sarah Manguso is now in Paperback (yes, Sarah Manguso herself has become an inanimate (but really bendy) object. And you thought you only liked her in hard-cover!


“A remarkable, clear-eyed account that turns horror into something humane and beautiful.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Moving… a fiercely truthful memoir of illness.” —The Boston Globe

“Manguso is unflinching and never maudlin as she describes with dark humor the many humiliations of the disease. Her lessons are hard won and offer much hope in this powerful and moving memoir.” —The San Francisco Chronicle

“[A] stunning story… Manguso’s deadpan tone works equally well in service of the painful and funny moments, or when the two meet.” —Time Out Chicago

“An impressionistic text filled with bright, poetic flashes…. Many sick people learn to live in the moment, but the power of Manguso’s writing makes that truism revelatory.” —Washington Post Book World

“Manguso’s slender volume is written in a sparse, no-nonsense style that can be chilling but makes you cheer for the author.” —New York Post


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