The Shaking Woman, or a History of My Nerves, by Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt’s The Shaking Woman, or a History of My Nerves,  is a genre-bending memoir that calls itself an essay and manages somehow to read like a mystery novel. The mystery plot is driven by Hustvedt’s search for the roots of her body’s startling behavior: the sudden onset of a condition that caused her to convulse […]