Book of the Month: Heartbreak (2022) by Florence Willliams


Book of the Month: Heartbreak (2022) by Florence Williams Critical Evaluation "Who hasn’t asked themselves the same aching question framed by the Bee Gees in their plaintive 1971 masterpiece, “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?” Broken hearts seem in vast supply these days, as we engage in individual and collective grieving for so many and so much lost during the cataclysm of the pandemic. "But then there is the very specific subgenus of heartbreak that is untethered to a particular historical moment and has probably existed since the Neanderthals: the sheer, abject misery of being rejected by someone to whom [...]