I'm so proud to be the most famous cookie in literature.
Reading Mary Gaitskill is a distressing experience. [Read this excerpt from the short story Tiny, Smiling Daddy, for a glimpse at her tone.] You can't trust her to love her characters. That said: her writing is tight, good, smart.
more later on this perhaps. But you know, it's all about me, so I just wanted to get the quote about madeleines out there.