continuing yesterday's "moms and non-fiction" theme
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls spent three years on the New York Times Best Seller list, so obviously a lot of moms owned it …
I make no attempt to draw conclusions here, only parallels. What this might mean for your own theology is yours to discern. I am not myself a religious…
All of us were playing a big game of tug-of-war but no one would admit it. It may have been a question of strategy for some of us, at least in the…
I know everyone’s taken their turn at A Little Life over the years — perhaps even a little more than their turn, and if we want to preserve the fields…
Why Does Ross Not Simply Eat? [Scene: Central Perk, Chandler, Joey, Phoebe and Monica are there.] Monica: There’s nothing to tell. Joey: There’s got to…
There are a number of latently-transmasculine reasons to replay Ocarina of Time, but none so straightforward as the narcissistic, preening pleasure as…
Oh, dear, I’m afraid I simply don’t know. Is it very important? He has a little desk upstairs somewhere, I’m sure, where he keeps all his letters in…
Previously in this series: “Though he has been described as “the heir to Proust, via Nabokov,” Banville himself maintains that W.B. Yeats and Henry…
“Though he has been described as “the heir to Proust, via Nabokov,” Banville himself maintains that W.B. Yeats and Henry James are the two real…
It’s a story as famous as the three little pigs: one evening a man says he is going out for cigarettes, closes the door behind him and is never heard…
Previously in Fun With Euphemization: “Josh Lyman and Josh-Lyman-aligned people.” Since one can’t always successfully mute or otherwise avoid every key…