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 »
My book now has a title, a cover, and a publication date! Clutter: A History will be out in the world October 6, 2020, from Belt Publishing. (Yes, you can even pre-order it.) I hope you love the cover as much as I do. (Cover design by the supremely talented David Wilson, creative director at… Continue reading »
What I found under the stairs, plus card exchanges, electric eels, and beautiful weeds, all in this week’s newsletter.
The latest edition of my newsletter is out. It features a World Series (#natitude #finishthefight), a one-eyed shih tzu, and a giveaway. (Remember what it was like to get a postcard in the mail?) Thanks for reading—and if you enjoy it, please share it with a friend. It’s free to sign up. Like public libraries,… Continue reading »