Eleanor HendersonAug 10, 2021
Everything I Have is Yours
An interview with Eleanor Henderson, author of Everything I Have is Yours (2021). Eleanor and I discuss the unforgivable failures of the American medical establishment, trying to find truth and care in-between the healers and quacks, deciding to open the closed book of a marriage to the world, and finding solace in the extraordinary memoirs of writers seeking mental and physical wellness.
Books Recommended in this episode:
- Maggie Nelson, The Argonauts
- Porochista Khakpour, Sick: A Memoir
- Esme WeiJun Wang, The Collected Schizophrenias
- CJ Hauser, Family of Origin
Chris Holmes is Chair of Literatures in English and Associate Professor at Ithaca College. He writes criticism on contemporary global literatures. His book, Kazuo Ishiguro as World Literature, is under contract with Bloomsbury Publishing. He is the co-director of The New Voices Festival, a celebration of work in poetry, prose, and playwriting by up-and-coming young writers.