Month: August 2013

Brainy Books

The recent spate of books on the brain and its power, or lack thereof, are slowly undermining my confidence in my ability to think, reason, and decide. And not just because I’m in my sixties. And, since these flaws in… Read More ›

The Interestings

The lessons that Jules Jacobson learns in The Interestings, a new novel by Meg Wolitzer, are the life lessons that all 60 somethings (and everyone else) must learn eventually. Fifteen year old Jules finds a group of six friends at… Read More ›