HOLLYWOOD NAILS in Descant

Most associated a fussiness, something feminine, an element of shameful vanity with men who visited nail salons. These men punctured female space, and as such were assumed to hold some of that space within. This may have been true of him, to some extent. He was calm among women, and preferred the soft fabrics of his wife's wardrobe to the rough cottons of his own; when Diane was gone, he sometimes took a slip from her drawer and slept with it near his face, on his pillow. But Hollywood Nails, for Bill, was touch...

Descant / 2017

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