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 "Modern Love" Essay about my daughter in the NEW YORK TIMES

 "Modern Love" Essay about my daughter in the NEW YORK TIMES

Book review of Marjorie Celona's Y in PUBLIC BOOKS

Book review of Marjorie Celona's Y in PUBLIC BOOKS

Essay on solitude and the MacDowell Colony in DOCUMENT

Essay on solitude and the MacDowell Colony in DOCUMENT


Essay on co-opting Mother's Day in MS.

Essay on co-opting Mother's Day in MS.

Essay on "the breast cancer club" in MARIE CLAIRE

Essay on "the breast cancer club" in MARIE CLAIRE

Essay on the conservative response to my work in THE GUARDIAN

Essay on the conservative response to my work in THE GUARDIAN


Broadcast of "Occam's Razor" on THIS AMERICAN LIFE

Broadcast of "Occam's Razor" on THIS AMERICAN LIFE

Essay on the word "dyke" in DIRTY WORDS: A LITERARY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEX

Essay on the word "dyke" in DIRTY WORDS: A LITERARY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEX

Broadcast of "Girls, Girls, Girls" on THIS AMERICAN LIFE

Broadcast of "Girls, Girls, Girls" on THIS AMERICAN LIFE