Is the word “roundup” even remotely evocative of “Western” imagery and ethos? I only ask because my immediate thought was to start the roundup with, “We lassoed a big one in today”…and we did. We lassoed in a real winner. Two winners, in fact.
Listen. I LOVE books about well-to-do bohemians struggling with ennui. I can’t get enough! But now and then it’s nice to read about characters whose lives actually revolve around the grueling demands of work.
Jim Gavin wrote a review of Tiffany Hawk’s Love Me Anyway. Read the rest here.
In Sunday’s essay, Arielle Bernstein turns the spotlight on the dynamics of American relationships and self-expression—a language largely characterized by restraint—and uses her findings to enact a deeper self-examination in search of emotional truths.