Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House' When Carmen Maria Machado started searching for stories about intimate partner violence in queer relationships, there wasn't much out there. But in her new memoir, she says that type of abuse can still be "common as dirt."
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Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House'

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Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House'

Carmen Maria Machado Takes Us 'In The Dream House'

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When Carmen Maria Machado started searching for stories about intimate partner violence in queer relationships, there wasn't much out there. But in her new memoir, she says that type of abuse can still be "common as dirt."

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Carmen Maria Machado's new memoir is called "In The Dreamhouse."

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