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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Carol Percy

Carol Percy, a professor of English at the University of Toronto, has written extensively about eighteenth-century women grammarians.

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New Rules, Who Dis?

How we talk online—and why July | August 2019
I received my copy of Because Internet just in time for the high school girls’ reunion. As a cat-­loving cheapskate who not only still owns a flip phone but just got a new one, I was brooding about the ongoing online silence of our short-term rental property host. A second friend was texting her children during the gaps in a third girl’s anecdotes about…