Get ready for the first meeting of the Cauldron bookclub: The Night Library.
Content Warning: The texts chosen for our first discussion deal with issues of sexual assault, abortion, and religious eroticism.
Up first is Priestdaddy, a memoir by American poet Patricia Lockwood. This critically acclaimed book is a vivid, heartbreakingly funny memoir about having a married Catholic priest for a father. In Priestdaddy, Lockwood interweaves emblematic moments from her childhood and adolescence with scenes that chronicle the eight-month adventure she and her husband had in her parents' household after a decade of living on their own. Alongside this book we will be reading her poem Rape Joke.