When I heard that there was a new book out on why women run, I assumed I would be reading about women fleeing domestic horrors rather than running marathons. Such a reaction might make Catriona Menzies-Pike sigh with frustration, and the cultural myopia which gave rise to my unthinking assumption is one of the reasons she wrote this book. 'I'd read a lot of books about running, but I struggled to recognise myself in any of them.'
Gillian Dooley reviews 'The Long Run' by Catriona Menzies-Pike
The Long Run
by Catriona Menzies-Pike
Affirm Press $29.99 pb, 268 pp, 9781925344479
Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in English at Flinders University, and a Visiting Fellow in the Music Department...
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