How Author Helen DeWitt Uses Language to Address the Problems In Her Life — Longreads Blog

In New York magazine, Christian Lorentzen has an interview with Helen DeWitt, author of The Last Samurai and Lightning Rods. Owing to a combination of misfortunes, misunderstandings and publishing-related snags, the critically acclaimed novelist has been perennially broke. But, despite a history of brushes with suicide, she has a secret weapon against letting life’s problems get […]

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This Generation Will Be Fine: Why Social Media Won’t Ruin Us — Discover

When little Tommy has the ability to pop in contact lenses to play in a virtual world and doesn’t come out of his room for a month, that generation of parents will express the same type of concern their parents did about spending time on Snapchat.

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An email: “Even after marriage, he shows absolutely zero interest in me. It’s been SEVEN years.”

Sharing an anonymous email.  “I even asked my husband if he was maybe gay, in which case I just won’t tell anyone about it…”   Dear IHM, I’m in a very unhappy sta…

Source: An email: “Even after marriage, he shows absolutely zero interest in me. It’s been SEVEN years.”