Meandering anecdotes and an occasional incisive comment, courtesy of an overeducated, feminist former-professional, who is continually outsmarted by her overly-gifted children and genius spouse and who seeks refuge in books, cocktails, and the occasional Xanax.
Friday, November 16, 2012
a very special genre
I'm co-teaching a "lit club" class at Iris uber Alles's school. It's like a tiny little foray into the working world, and I love the children.
Not long ago I asked them to tell me about what they like to read, and one shared, "I like books where mermaids commit suicide."