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 »
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Pub date update!
Some news! I was wondering if my October 2020 pub date would be pushed back, given … everything. Instead it’s being pushed up. Clutter: An Untidy History will be out Sept. 1 from Belt Publishing & Belt Magazine. Pre-order it directly from Belt and help support great indie publishing.
Six Feet of Separation
Zoom and gloom, hand-washing, and hope, a k a I wrote a newsletter this week, in spite of everything. Be well, all!
I’ve been remiss about posting links to my newsletter here. In the latest edition, out today, I have some advice: Get out and take a walk if you can. Trust me, it will help. This week’s newsletter guest-stars Hamish, who hails from Port Appin, a Scottish hamlet where I had the best mussels I’ve ever… Continue reading »
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” Comes Alive at the Library of Congress
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic “Frankenstein,” a novel that its creator probably didn’t know would keep its grip on our imaginations for two centuries. To celebrate, the Library of Congress is hosting an all-day marathon reading of the novel in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building. It’s… Continue reading »