What I’ve been up to lately, plus a photo of some amazing double-cherry blossoms from Congressional Cemetery, one of my favorite neighborhood haunts. Happy spring!
Thanks to the Virginia Festival of the Book for inviting me to talk about CLUTTER: AN UNTIDY HISTORY with my good friend Meredith Hindley as part of the festival’s excellent “Shelf Life” series. WATCH IT HERE. On January 12, Jennifer Howard discussed her book, Clutter: An Untidy History, an expansive assessment of our relationship to the things… Continue reading »
Look what arrived today!
CLUTTER: AN UNTIDY HISTORY gets its first advance review: “Howard’s exploration of one dark corner of consumer culture is quick-witted and insightful—and, appropriately for the subject, refreshingly concise….A keen assessment of one of society’s secret shames and its little-understood consequences.” Thanks, Kirkus Reviews, for the terrific writeup!
My book goes off to the printer today, which means it’s now out of my hands. w00t! And I have some nice advance praise to share: “Jennifer Howard has written a brilliant and beautiful meditation on the nature of our attachment to things. Reading Clutter made me long for a life without clutter.” —Malcolm Gladwell,… Continue reading »