Anne Manne is the author of Motherhood, the Quarterly Essay ‘Love & Money’ and the memoir So This Is Life. Her most recent book is The Life of I: The new culture of narcissism.
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The girl in the room
Love me tender?
Sex & power in the age of pornography
Loneliness in the age of freedom
What about me?
The new narcissism
‘Family Wanted: Adoption Stories’ edited by Sara Holloway
Happenstance, Daniel Menaker calls it, the utterly contingent nature of our lives. Family Wanted is an anthology of essays by some very fine writers about lives shaped by adoption. It confronts us with the brute fact that one’s existence can hang by …
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