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A Perfect Life: Interview with Eileen Pollack

Eileen Pollack’s third novel, A Perfect Life, “considers the moral complexities of scientific discovery and the sustaining nature of love.” The protagonist, Jane Weiss, is a bright and devoted 30-something workaholic scientist researching the genetic marker for a neuro-degenerative disorder, Valentine’s disease. Her mother passed away from the disease she’s devoted to researching, and now… Continue reading A Perfect Life: Interview with Eileen Pollack

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Girls & Sex: A Conversation with Peggy Orenstein

Much has changed between my generation and my mother’s generation in terms of technology, politics, gender norms, but most notably with dating and sex. In her new book, Girls & Sex, journalist and mother Peggy Orenstein interviews over 70 women and discusses sexuality with experts to reveal some shocking (and often overlooked) truths about the… Continue reading Girls & Sex: A Conversation with Peggy Orenstein

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Interview with NBCC Lifetime Achievement Winner Wendell Berry

Thanks to the cooperation of the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) and Creative Writing at The New School, as well as the tireless efforts of our students and faculty, we are able to provide interviews with each of the NBCC Awards Finalists and special award recipients for the publishing year 2015. Christina Berke, on behalf of Creative Writing at The New… Continue reading Interview with NBCC Lifetime Achievement Winner Wendell Berry