Writing a book on ladies + bodies, to be published by Beacon Press. Nonfiction/poetry @TheAtlantic @Guardian @Smithsonianmag @PsychToday @RattleMag @BLReview. Co-creator @stopandfrisk project.
A rescue of sorts. A swooping in, a saving.
But that doesn’t mean it’s appropriate to frame the whole story that way.
Rosenberg et al. give us a few sparkling passages, yes. But unlike Superman himself, they don’t quite crush coal into diamonds.
It’s an appealing framework, what Bernstein presents. And although his cartoonish book cover — a garlic-wreathed woman repels two fanged coworkers — may seem far from academic, Bernstein’s ideas come straight from the DSM.
Before they fell out of vogue, roughly 40,000 lobotomies took place in the United States. “Took place” being a rather passive, arm’s-length way of saying that, on 40,000 separate occasions, a person with an advanced medical degree decided to slice......
Cheese-less-ness: That rare quality to look for when you come across a memoir-based self-help book. Not something sodden with exclamation points, or empty metaphors, or cringe-inducing levels of wistfulness, but a book that’s both interesting and useful. To......