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When did genius kids get “hot”?

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Fictional genius kids used to be realistically frumpy for the most part. A Wrinkle in Time’s Meg and Charles Wallace were not fashion plates. When we first meet Esme of J.D. Salinger’s For Esme—With Love and Squalor, she is wet and ratlike. Here, to take another instance, is the original 1976 cover of Very Far […]

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Friends, Romans, Supermommies, lend me your ears

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Today, I had the honor of being interviewed by the Mumfrey Rubin Show with Mac Montandon about The Perfect Baby Handbook. The following people may want to make a special effort to listen to this lively, podcasty conversation, which can be found here: 1. Anxious parents: If you’re feeling the pressures of raising kids in […]

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