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Reading the Man Booker Prize 2013: The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín

And there you have it: In what the bookmakers had down as a close finish between Jim Crace and Colm Tóibín, Eleanor Catton has won the 2013 Man Booker Prize for her novel The Luminaries. At 28, she is the youngest author to have won the prize, and The Luminaries is also the longest work […]

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Women In Academia

Women in Academia: The Maternal Imperative

I do not have children. I am not sure if I will have children, but I am leaning more towards yes than no. I have no firsthand experience on what having a child does to someone who identifies as female, but when I read Anne Marie Slaughter’s piece in the Atlantic (y’all know the one […]