Fictional Non-Fiction: “The Social Animal” by David Brooks

“The happiest story you’ll ever read,” claims the book jacket, and while I don’t know if I’d go that far, David Brooks’ The Social Animal is definitely an engaging read, particularly when you consider the depth of what Brooks attempts to do.


Do Men Need “An Idiot’s Guide to Gender Roles”?

While flipping (electronically) through the Huffington Post, I came across an article titled “Men in the Post-Women’s Lib World: Should We Give Them a How-To Guide?” by Janet Carlson.  At least half of this article’s appeal (to me, anyway) derives from the fact that it’s piggy-backing off the plethora of “What about the men?”-type articles […]