Monthly Archives: May 2015

You are what you read — and vice versa

Two recent articles from two writers, critics, and feminists I greatly admire – Jessica Valenti in the The Guardian and Roxane Gay writing at NPR’s Code Switch – have led me to confront a horrible truth about myself, revealed by … Continue reading

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Live a Little! says Dr. Love

Sometimes I’m a little embarrassed about what the titles of books I pick up reveal about me. Titles like “Stop Yelling to Make Your Kid Listen” in the Parenting section, for example. “Unblocking Your Creativity.” “Cooking and Eating Better.” “Improving … Continue reading

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What is Visible, by Kimberly Elkins

Clearly there’s been a lag in my attention to this blog; March disappeared in desk-clearing, packing and preparing for a household move to new city, and April disappeared into a haze of moving boxes, peeling wallpaper, and trying to navigate … Continue reading

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