Girl Wonder

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Meaghan O’Connell | Longreads | July 2017 | 12 minutes (3,000 words) The other week, a hardcover copy of Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations With Friends, was jammed through our front door mail slot as I was sitting down to dinner with my family. The book hit the floor with a…

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Mr. and Mrs. B

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Alexander Chee | Apology Magazine | Winter 2014 | 19 minutes (4,822 words) ? This essay by novelist Alexander Chee first appeared in Apology magazine’s third issue (Winter 2014). Apology is a semiannual print journal of art, interviews and literature, created by ex-Vice editor-in-chief Jesse Pearson. The fourth issue is available for preorder. Our thanks…

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A Glossary of Murdered Mistresses

Such is the life of house-helps, to be roused on a moist Saturday morning and told by the madam that your services are no longer wanted. Want – the suggestion that an object, within or without reach, is desired strongly. (Object may be product or service). Services – may include laundry, cooking, sweeping, taking the […]

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