Posts by: Shannon Elderon

Woke Up Lonely

“Woke Up Lonely,” by Fiona Maazel


Loneliness seems to be having a moment. Of course, the subject isn’t entirely new. Alexis de Tocqueville identified a brand of loneliness seemingly specific to America back in the mid-nineteenth century; we also have 1950’s The Lonely Crowd and 2000’s Bowling Alone. But recently the subject has acquired a new urgency, with Sherry Turkle’s Alone […]