Anatomy of a Museum - Or - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Icelandic Phallological Museum, But Were Afraid To Ask by Kendra Greene of Greene Ink Press

Anatomy of a Museum - Or - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Icelandic Phallological Museum, But Were Afraid To Ask by Kendra Greene of Greene Ink Press Anatomy of a Museum - Or - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Icelandic Phallological Museum, But Were Afraid To Ask by Kendra Greene of Greene Ink Press 

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Anatomy of a Museum
Or Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Icelandic Phallological Museum, But Were Afraid to Ask

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PRAISE FOR ANATOMY OF A MUSEUM:

"One does not need to be interested in the phalluses of all the mammals in Iceland, or about geology, to find something worthwhile within the pages of these two chapbooks. They are excellent and in neither case am I propelled to suddenly read more on either subject--but I'm greatly looking forward to A. Kendra Greene's third chapbook in this series, no matter what museum she writes about."
Emerging Writers Network Review (Read the whole review here!)

"Greene's essay captures the oddity and uniqueness you would expect from a book like this. However, she also does something notably fascinating by juxtaposing the absurdity of a penis museum with the mundane quality and everydayness of the penis itself, despite the historical tendency to figuratively (and literally, in the case of Iceland's museum) put the phallus on a pedestal."
The Collagist Review (Read the whole review here!)

“Like a dream both feverish and freezing, Anatomy of a Museum works on the reader elementally. As the sentences unspool their disarming lyricism, carrying with them the flotsam and jetsam of strange fact and stranger interpretation, Greene allows delight to converse with revulsion, incantation with nightmare, tradition with oddity. This is the essay as mad scientist and beachcomber, building such a wonderful monster with the most unexpected, delicious, and human of found objects. It’s at turns hilarious and horrifying, nonchalant and twitchily interrogative. It’s as much about the ways in which we draw borders—both physically and ethically—as it is about an Icelandic penis museum. All of this adds up to the oddest, and most fun engagement of environmental consciousness I’ve read in some time.”
Matthew Gavin Frank
, author of Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid and Its First Photographer

“In the great tradition of Lawrence Weschler, Kendra Greene has written an essay about a hidden wonder of our world with the kind of ardent vim that makes us ponder why said wonder isn’t a household name. Greene’s voice is probing and hilarious; her sentences are vivacious and wild. This is the gold standard by which all future essays about Icelandic penis museums will be measured.”
Elena Passarello
, author of Let Me Clear My Throat

“An interesting story about one of the strangest museums in the world.”
Jón Gnarr, former punk rocker, taxi driver, and mayor of Reykjavík