Anna DeForest: Grieving Lessons, on Victoria Chang’s ”Obit”

We have been surrounded now, for a long time, suddenly, by death and threats of death—we walk in it, hide from it, fight it, fail at fighting it, watch it happen—on a scale that is larger than our minds can grasp. Walking home from the hospital where I work, I pass a novelty: a drive-through funeral, the family under a square pop-up tent and the cars ju…

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