Books|Review: 'Catastrophic Happiness,' a Comedy of Manners About Bumpy Child-Rearing - New York Times - Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 22:47

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Books|Review: 'Catastrophic Happiness,' a Comedy of Manners About Bumpy Child-Rearing
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... only one line in it, and that line was 'I wanted to suck the dirty washcloth,' and the whole ensemble sang it while they were wearing just their Hello Kitty underpants — and crying — you'd get a pretty good sense of the most recent couple of ...

Things to Do in New Jersey, April 2 Through April 10 - New York Times - Friday, April 1, 2016 - 06:18

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Things to Do in New Jersey, April 2 Through April 10
New York Times
MONTCLAIR The singer-songwriters Steve Gunn, above, and Dawn Landes will perform at Outpost in the Burbs, 67 Church Street, on April 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $22 and $25. Information: 973-744-6560; outpostintheburbs.org. Credit Jake Giles Netter for The ...

Book Review|'Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo,' by Boris Fishman - New York Times - Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 09:30

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Book Review|'Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo,' by Boris Fishman
New York Times
“Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo,” the second novel by the tender, dolorous, sharp and funny writer Boris Fishman, is the story of an adopted child and an adopted country; it is a tale of what it means to be foreign. Like “A Replacement Life,” Fishman's ...

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Books|Review: 'Lab Girl,' Hope Jahren's Road Map to the Secret Life of Plants - New York Times - Monday, March 28, 2016 - 21:31

Books|Review: 'Lab Girl,' Hope Jahren's Road Map to the Secret Life of Plants
New York Times
Vladimir Nabokov once observed that “a writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.” The geobiologist Hope Jahren possesses both in spades. Her engrossing new memoir, “Lab Girl,” is at once a thrilling account of her ...

Keith Conners, Father of ADHD, Regrets Its Current Misuse - Huffington Post - Monday, March 28, 2016 - 21:28

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Keith Conners, Father of ADHD, Regrets Its Current Misuse
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Also there were some children who actually qualified for the diagnosis of ADHD who never were identified by a mental health professional; there was both over-diagnosis and under- diagnosis. The findings were replicated in successive rounds of follow-on ...

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Books|Review: In 'The Nest,' a Family Pot to Split Sets Sibling Relations to a Slow Boil - New York Times - Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 21:32

Books|Review: In 'The Nest,' a Family Pot to Split Sets Sibling Relations to a Slow Boil
New York Times
Or, like Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's debut novel, “The Nest,” it can be the bare-bones version. “The Nest” doesn't need much in the way of set dressing. It just has the author's excellent antennas for describing the New York area and that evergreen fuel ...

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Books|Review: Adam Hochschild's 'Spain in Our Hearts,' About a Strangely Literary Conflict - New York Times - Friday, March 25, 2016 - 21:53

Books|Review: Adam Hochschild's 'Spain in Our Hearts,' About a Strangely Literary Conflict
New York Times
Hemingway's suite at the Hotel Floridain Madrid was a boozy hangout for a revolving rat pack of well-groomed foreign correspondents, including Martha Gellhorn, with whom he'd begun an affair. Dorothy Parker, Theodore Dreiser, Langston Hughes and W. H. ...

Mark de Silva is Crazy and Unstable and Uncomfortable - The Millions - Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:01

The Millions

Mark de Silva is Crazy and Unstable and Uncomfortable
The Millions
Mark de Silva wrote his debut novel Square Wave (Two Dollar Radio) between the hours of five and eight a.m., before day jobs at such revered publications as The Paris Review, Harper's, and The New York Times. For the first five years, he showed it to ...

Peter D. Kramer - lareviewofbooks - Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:45

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Peter D. Kramer
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Peter D. Kramer (Ordinarily Well from Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is the author of seven books, including Against Depression, Should You Leave, the novel Spectacular Happiness, and the international (and New York Times) best seller Listening to Prozac.

Peter D. Kramer - lareviewofbooks - Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 09:45

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Peter D. Kramer
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Peter D. Kramer (Ordinarily Well from Farrar, Straus and Giroux) is the author of seven books, including Against Depression, Should You Leave, the novel Spectacular Happiness, and the international (and New York Times) best seller Listening to Prozac ...

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