Lynn Hirschberg profiles actress, designer, director and "operator" Tara Subkoff, and the results are not pretty.
"I wrote Battleborn for white men, toward them. If you hold the book to a certain light, you’ll see it as an exercise in self-hazing, a product of working-class madness, the female strain. So, natural then that Battleborn was well-received by the white male lit establishment: it was written for them." Claire Vaye Watkins, in Tin House.
In St. Louis, Missouri—where someone can qualify for food stamps but not a public defender—hundreds of the city's poorest are left without a lawyer.
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On losing faith in God at divinity school.
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