Roger Ailes dies, his legacy sadly lives on Roger Ailes dies, his legacy sadly lives on

Did you hear? That Roger Ailes died last week? You may have missed it, as it happened on the same day that Chris Cornell—a fine singer and songwriter, an enduringRead more »

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At the heart of Gwendoline Riley’s short, dark, funny novel is a marriage in which bullying self-pity and perplexed self-abasement collide in a series of savage little jousts that ought to be unbearable to witness, but are in fact mesmerizing and perversely tender…There’s a strain of English writing… that embraces…gloom, offering, by way of redemption, not sex and sunshine, but style and wit. First Love, with its haiku-like evocations of grotty British cityscapes, its fine ear for the ways in which love inverts itself into cruelty, its preference for scrupulous psychological detail over grandiose epic sweep, is a stellar example of this tradition, and proof of its continued vitality.” New York Times Book Review on First Love

“A riveting international thriller…A page-turner thanks to lucid writing and thrilling storytelling.” Kirkus starred review of  Dirty Wars and Polished Silver

“Bleakly, blackly funny… A writer at the very height of her powers, grappling and snaring her themes into a singular, devastating journey into the ungovernable reaches of the heart.” — The Observer on First Love

“For the many of us still shell-shocked by this unrecognizable America, Bordo’s book offers a clear analysis of how a candidate who received the overwhelming majority of the popular vote, did not win the presidency.” —The Forward on The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

“The point of ‘Why I Am Not a Feminist’ isn’t really that Crispin is not a feminist; it’s that she has no interest in being a part of a club that has opened its doors and lost sight of its politics—a club that would, if she weren’t so busy disavowing it, invite Kellyanne Conway in….Crispin’s argument is bracing, and a rare counterbalance; where feminism is concerned, broad acceptability is almost always framed as an unquestioned good.” —The New Yorker on Why I Am Not a Feminist

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