“Maggie’s voice had a certain level of doubt and a self-reflective vibe that made me trust her, even when she was criticizing stuff that I really love.”

“I’m not interested in categories,” he told me. “People put too much pressure on the world and smash it into boxes, and they’re trying to make sense of things that are just a flow. And they’re doing it a disservice.”

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/04/18/maggie-nelsons-many-selves