And many of our great, genre-defining monsters come from books: There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper. It is capitalism that has given me the leisure to sit at this desk writing this book. When I see a giant crane passing on a flatbed truck, I pause in awe and reverence as would for a church processions. In high school in the early Sixties, I dreamed of intellectual work by women that would match the highest male standards and set men Gorgan in black male Married wanting female their ear. Break, Blow, Burn Leaving sex to the feminists is like letting your dog vacation at the taxidermist. Each generation drives its plow over the bones of the dead. Women have to understand this correctly and they'll protect themselves better. Quinn infuses this self-assessment with an angry, heroic astuteness that leaves you mourning for a life unlived.