Book review: Family Meal offers bitter aftertaste of lost love
Bryan Washington tells a story of grief and self-destruction through three protagonists, all gay lovers
“Love can be a lot of things though, says Noel. Right? It’s pleasure, but it’s also washing the dishes and sorting medication and folding the laundry . . . And it’s knowing when to speak up, and when to stay quiet, and when, I think, to move on. But also when to fight for it.”
Noel’s wholesome reflection on the enigmatic quality of love near the end of Bryan Washington’s Family Meal has a jolting ...