Eaton Hamilton

the problem with being trans is cis people. The problem with being queer is straight people. The problem with being disabled is abled people. The problem with being Black is white people. In other words, prejudice.

Tag: New Republic

The Shirley Jackson revival


I was a lucky young reader to stumble headlong into the works of Shirley Jackson (“The Lottery”). Now there’s something of an awakened interest in her, with Ruth Franklin’s new biography Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life, and I’m glad.

Here’s Jane Hu at the New Republic to tell you about it.

Do Women Writers Have Clout?

Over at the New Republic, Andrew Piper and Richard Jean So have published a look not at the numbers of women being reviewed but at the quality of the reviews themselves. What they conclude is shocking.

Women Write About Family, Men Write About War

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