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Wednesday, May 1 2013

When Love and Money Are Not Enough: Meg Wolitzer’s ‘The Interestings’

The Interestings revisits certain Wolitzer themes: the wish for talent versus the possession of it, competition amongst friends, parenting developmentally disabled children, the challenges faced by gay people, and mortal illness.


Thursday, May 14 2009

A Fortunate Age by Joanna Smith Rakoff

In this homage to Mary McCarthy’s The Group, it would have been nice to see Rakoff push her characters harder, giving them crises beyond depleted trust funds and the death of irony.


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