Nietzsche and Kanye Don’t Know Shit About My Migraine Pain
“Migraine is deceptive pain. It lies when it begins, and it lies about what it signifies. It signifies nothing.”
Lorraine Berry writes about a variety of topics — many of them books-related — at outlets such as the Washington Post, The Guardian, EssayDaily, and a number of other places. She is interested in issues that confront working-class artists. Berry was born in Bury, England and emigrated to the United States as a girl. She has been a passionate follower of Manchester CIty FC since birth. Berry is currently at work on a novel. Follow her on Twitter @BerryFLW.
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