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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Padma Viswanathan

Padma Viswanathan is a playwright, novelist and translator. Her second novel, The Ever After of Ashwin Rao (Random House, 2014), was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Arkansas.

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Padma Viswanathan

Bubble Weary in Trump's America

A dispatch from the early days of a divided nation  December 2016
I live on a hilltop in Arkansas with my husband, kids, parents, father-in-law and a rotating cast of animals. The current pets are rescues: a tabby cat, a chocolate Lab, a box turtle, an Australian python and a bearded dragon. My husband met someone in a vet’s office with a son going off to college and wanting to get rid of the…