Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan tries to do much too much in her well-written, often absorbing work of memoir and reportage, Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World
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Dawn Newton’s memoir starts with a cancer diagnosis. Yet Newton writes about change and loss, insecurity and self-doubt. She writes delicately about human value and how to know it.
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Get Gorgeous proposes a mighty tall order—especially if the reader ascribes to the possibility of actually accomplishing this near impossible feat.
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Sports writers, at least the really good ones, have always seemed to be philosophers driven to make a living or pay back their college education loans.
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Are you perfect?
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