“You could have written this!”

I just got a message from my friend Sam, who releases music under the name Hooch (I’m not sure if I’m accidentally “outing” him by typing this; he’s a discreet soul) telling me he is surprised that I haven’t already watched the first season of a TV series called Utopia. He added: “If you had taken…

The right way to be young

Back then I never wondered: Will I think back to this? Will I miss the sand and the water? I knew I never would. I thought, sitting there with you, that my nostalgia would be exceptional: that I’d recall other details, the light reflecting off some surface I alone had the soul to notice, or…

I have written the MOST amazing, life-affirming book you’ll ever read. It’s the best book in the world, seriously, check it out

Dear casual internet browser, I was planning on making the Kindle version of my book Praise of Motherhood heavily discounted for a promo this month, but through some screwup it turns out the discounted book is my much less wonderful (but still wonderful, life-changing and brilliant) book: What Precision, Such Restraint. Who am I kidding?…