A fascinating reconstruction of the life of a fairly unknown female painter.
Recommended by Jennifer Sarha
BEING HERE: THE LIFE OF PAULA MODERSOHN-BECKER
Written by Marie Darrieussecq
Translated from the French by Penny Hueston
Published by Text Publishing (2017)
Jennifer Sarha leads an exciting double life: she’s a researcher of obscure European history by night, a wrangler of research funding applications by day. In her remaining free time she is attempting to learn all the languages in the world. Her Twitter handle is @necverbum and she blogs on https://necverbumverbo.blogspot.co.uk/