In Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society, Nicholas Christakis says natural selection "prewires" us for peaceful co-existence.
Meghan DaumNicholas Christakis, the Yale professor who was famously encircled by angry students, has written what sounds like a remarkable, fascinating and hopeful book. Great interview with @nickgillespie wherein we learn @NAChristakis was once a hospice doctor!
By the time she died, in 1935, all her books were out of print, and early posthumous efforts to keep her reputation alive foundered. It was not until the 1970s, amid the renewed interest of second-wave feminists, that scholars rediscovered this...
Meghan DaumExquisitely good essay by @katebolick about the crucial and complicated legacy of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. It's part of Kate's introduction to the new @PenguinClassics Gilman collection, which is surely just as thrilling!
NEW YORK, March 28 – Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish Meghan Daum’s THE PROBLEM WITH EVERYTHING: A Journey Through the Culture Wars, a poignant and powerful account of our current social and political landscape, it was...
Meghan DaumSome long overdue news: My next book, THE PROBLEM WITH EVERYTHING is out OCT 22. It’s a memoirish/manifesto-ish/extended rumination about the culture wars, feminism, the #Resistance, and generational divides from Free To Be You And Me to #MeToo. More soon!
When it comes to dating, I’d rather not think about race. But that’s been hard to avoid.
Meghan DaumThis piece is actually much more nuanced than the headline suggests and is worth a read. "How did we get here? If everyone is so woke, why are things so terrible? Maybe everyone isn’t so woke. Anyway, what am I supposed to do?"
The country lost an opportunity to model how fair procedures can work in a #MeToo case.
Meghan Daum"It is no more moral to excuse unacceptable behavior for a larger purpose than it is to destroy people in the name of some greater good." Typically smart and nuanced piece by @EmilyYoffe.
BBOOKTHEWRITER creates Pop-Up Book Groups where readers can discuss books with great authors, and makes it possible for authors to visit book groups in and around New York City. Meet a favorite writer and learn the stories behind the stories; a...
Purpose College-bound young people experience sexual assault, both before and after they enter college. This study examines historical risk factors (experiences and exposures that occurred prior to college) for penetrative sexual assault (PSA)...