Posts Tagged ‘literature’

Sexist Beatdown: The Soft Boner of Classic American Literature Edition

Behold the final paragraph of Katie Roiphe's latest New York Times Magazine Book Review story on the lost art of freaky sex writing pioneered by the "Great Male Novelists" like Updike, Roth, and Mailer:
Why don’t we look at these older writers, who want to defeat death with sex, with the same fondness as we do [...]

Notes From the Pro-Life Underground

I received a letter today, in an envelope with no return address. The note was written on a typewriter and signed in pen: "For life, a mom." I met the note's sender at last week's March for Life, where she told me the sad story of an abortion she's regretted for 35 years. She also [...]