Tag Archives: 1960s

Book Review: Middlesex

Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffrey 2002 Middlesex was a book recommended to me by a friend in the midst of a discussion on  gender roles in different societies. Given the context, I assumed it would be a dry academic study, at best … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reviving Ophelia

Reviving Ophelia Pipher, Mary Grosset, New York, 1994 The book is a set of composite case studies and commentary from a psychiatrist who has had lots of experience dealing with adolescent girls and their families.  Although perhaps a bit dated, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Talk

Rosenkrantz, Linda Original 1968, NYRB Edition 2015 A tale woven from a summer’s worth of recorded conversations among friends in the Hamptons in 1965. From these tapes characters were pulled, sentient points consolidated, and what was perhaps the first “reality … Continue reading

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