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Letting Go: An Anthology of Attempts

from Books

For the third night in a row, I awake in a tangled mess of sweat and sheets, my sea-blue bedding clutching me like Saran wrap. Flashes of the farm, which my grandparents once owned on the outskirts of San Antonio, return like lightning bolts, but I know its rolling hills are now home to mcmansions and other superfluous, man-made things READ MORE ›

Tour Downtown Abbey!

The castle is currently closed to the public (it’s a private residence, naturally) but slated to reopen its magnificent doors this July. According to Discover England Tours, summer tours go on sale during early February 2013. READ MORE ›

Homeland: Where Insanity Meets Genius

Although her illness comes at a steep cost, it’s clear that Mathison’s ingenuity is inextricably linked to her bipolar disorder. Her first big break occurs in a jazz bar: she discerns a pattern in Brody’s seemingly benign hand movements, her perceptiveness encouraged by the music’s loud, spastic pulsations. READ MORE ›

Reunion Retrospective: Life After Law School

I felt so grown up when I turned up for day one of my J.D. It seemed as though I'd finally crossed the line into full-fledged adulthood. Then someone handed me a locker key. READ MORE ›