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Jennifer Schuessler
New York Times ideas reporter, lapsed midwesterner, defender of the Oxford comma, &c. RTs are not an endorsement, unless it's Walt Whitman
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Jennifer Schuessler 4h
you sound like a life coach
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Jennifer Schuessler 5h
Agree. But wise to leave off the Roth for Beginners list
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Jennifer Schuessler 8h
Roth’s Last Tape? posts previously unreleased recording of his last public reading, from 2014. Spellbinding evening that very much felt framed as a riposte to charge of literary misogyny (intros by C. Roth Pierpont and Nicole Krauss)
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Jennifer Schuessler 9h
Great thread on Roth: both his brilliance and limitations
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Jennifer Schuessler 9h
Gotta say this is some genius trolling
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Jennifer Schuessler 9h
Replying to @DavidAvromBell
I wd guess you see Fox as more of a hedgehog
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Jennifer Schuessler 12h
Replying to @DavidAvromBell
I think someone hacked your account!
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Jennifer Schuessler 13h
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Jennifer Schuessler 13h
“For a pure sense of being tumultuously alive, you can’t beat the nasty side of existence.”
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Jennifer Schuessler 13h
“There was so much onanism in the novel that the writer Jacqueline Susann said on “The Tonight Show” that she’d love to meet Roth but did not want to shake his hand.” , as usual, finds the money quote
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
What should have asked historians: Which president should Leonardo DiCaprio play in a mass knife fight to the death?
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
"Of all the American lives that need telling onscreen in 2018, Grant and TR wouldn’t make my top 500” — Jill Lepore, Harvard University (h/t )
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
Replying to @WilliamHogeland
Jill Lepore nails it, as usual
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
Replying to @WilliamHogeland
Heh. Of course, study covered only family/village settings, but yeah
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
Gotta love the British spin on this paper. Brits (and Italians) say thanks or an equivalent in only 1 of 7 instances where you might expect it
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
I am ready
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Jennifer Schuessler 14h
Thank You for Not Saying Thank You: new study of everyday language on five continents suggest we are ungrateful bastards (OK, not quite, but...)
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Jennifer Schuessler 15h
Replying to @elizagriswold
I am here for you
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Aurelie Athan PhD May 22
Neat! Cooperation is our default mode, close relationships may not expect expressed gratitude (though may become strained without it), and some cultures don’t even have thank you built into their language. Great roundup of the research!
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Jennifer Schuessler May 22
Replying to @jwilson1812
next study needs to code for “aaagh”
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