On the slow march of my sister’s cancer, the swirling chaos of uncertainty in the face of change, and the kind of soul-searching that leads to the deepest questions of self, soul, and science.
On reclaiming songs about loves that are over, not letting things mean more than they have to, and paying attention to the way that very hard things make our true colors show in bursts of glory.
In 2010 several of my songs were featured in the Emmy-award-winning documentary Baring It All. This clip features photographer David Jay talking about the project and utilizes the song “Spilled.”
I thought I had a knowledge of cancer before this book, but now I understand it more, in all of its feverish complexity and horrifying beauty. This book is elegant, extraordinarily insightful, and important.