A letter about the terrible and the miraculous
A few weeks ago I received an email from a stranger. The subject: “Overuse of the word ‘like’ in audio piece on NPR.” The message was from a woman name…
Mandy Len Catron
I don’t think it’s entirely coincidental that I decided to write a book on loneliness during a period in my life in which I keep trying and failing and…
Mandy Len Catron
I don’t know how much Justin Bieber you listen to during the average week, but I’ll just say this: since this pandemic started, I’ve been listening to …
Mandy Len Catron
Can I just tell you how excited I was to run errands yesterday? I was plan-the-whole-day-around-it excited. Put-it-in-the-calendar-in-red excited. (In …
Mandy Len Catron
I was in line at the Save-on-Foods when I got a text from my friend Alexis: BBC News Alert, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. Somehow I managed to …
Mandy Len Catron
Dear friends, I planned to write this newsletter weeks ago but I got stuck. Well, to be more specific, I got a new job. A proper academic job with an a…
Mandy Len Catron
About a month or so ago, I realized that I was trying to write a book on the subject of loneliness in the loneliest way possible: in front of my comput…
Mandy Len Catron
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