The Living Corpse Leo Tolstoy In 1900, more than 20 years after finishing his masterpiece “Anna Karenina,” Tolstoy returned to a character named Karenin in a troubled marriage, although this Karenin seems to have no blood relation to the original. Still, it’s a fascinating indication that, for all the dislike he felt for the novel […]Read more "“The Living Corpse” by Leo Tolstoy"
Alex is approaching forty and suddenly doesn’t know what she wants in life. She has three kids, a great husband, and a lovely house, and she’s drowning in all her good fortune, which isn’t actually that good. Her middle child has ADHD and is constantly getting into trouble at school, the other children resent […]Read more "“Restless in L.A.” by Robin Finn"
“Lift and Separate” is the story, both amusing and poignant, of Marcy Hammer, 59-year-old fulfilled wife and mother who suddenly discovers that her husband isn’t nearly as satisfied in their marriage as she is. All of a sudden Marcy is alone in their huge house, buying shopping carts full of food for people who no […]Read more "“Lift and Separate” by Marilyn Simon Rothstein"