Amy Lemmon

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Akhil Sharma: 'I didn't know how to have an ordinary life'

Novelist Akhil Sharma tells Gaby Wood why his first response to winning the 2015 Folio Prize was not joy but shame<p>Akhil Sharma’s deadpan autobiographical novel, <b>Family Life,</b> ends with a kind of beginning. The narrator has taken his beautiful new girlfriend to a resort hotel. As they lounge by the …

Books

A Lost writer's 17,000-word essay reveals which twists were planned vs. improvised

Javier Grillo-Marxuach, a writer on the first two seasons of the classic ABC sci-fi series <i>Lost</i>and a member of the original brain trust that dreamed up the underpinnings of the series' mythology, has written his own story of what happened behind the scenes in those first two seasons. He paints a …

Why I Quit Goodreads

A few months ago, I quit Goodreads.<p>Partly, I was paring back my social media life to those that are most useful to me (Twitter) or make me happiest …

Feminism

How to Locate Your Weird (and Better Your Writing)

Writing, of course, can be taught. This is obvious. My six-year-old daughter is in kindergarten and learning to do it now. It’s all about letters and …

Writing

Gecko's secret to cleanliness could find applications in human tech

Usually when we hear about the properties of geckos being applied to human technology, it's the reptiles' sticky feet that are in question. Now, …

10 Ways to Help If You Suffer From an Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorders all have acute fear and/or nervousness as the predominant symptom. They are disturbingly common, affecting millions of people. …

Mirror Mirror: How our Obsession with Body Image Destroys our Happiness

That famous line echos from Wonderland to practically every home in the developed world. Every morning, we gaze in the mirror, wondering how fair we …

Body Image