But Now is Phyllis Perlstone’s artistic statement of intent. In this book, Perlstone employs her characteristic fractured syntax
and extraordinary visual focus, leaving you ‘dizzy with seeing’. Unusually, though, she allows us to draw near her, in her present
and her past, as she makes a personal and political reckoning.
‘what is familial quietly
quivers in art
—Anna Kerdijk Nicholson