Thrust by Lidia Yuknavitch (brief note)

Second paragraph of third chapter:

To make a good trade, a carrier needs not to care about transgress-ing time. A carrier needs to slip her way into the barter. To use objects and signs in unorthodox ways.

Time-travelling meditation on the Statue of Liberty. More fantasy than sf, and more importantly it doesn’t quite stick the landing. You can get it here.