The Unknown Bridesmaid

The Unknown Bridesmaid, by Margaret Forster This was recommended by a friend, and with good reason it turns out. A child psychologist in the process of becoming a magistrate sorts through her troubled childhood, in what turns into a meditation on the razor-thin margin separating the criminal and antisocial from the legal and (putatively) normal. […]

Neighborhood Watch FTW

So last night I had dinner with a friend, and after she’d left me at my door and I’d gotten one shoe off, she called me. “I’m standing here looking at a car on your corner, and it looks like the man inside is dead.” “Woah.” “I don’t want to be one of those people […]