The next section of our 1book140 conversation about The Blind Assassin begins today we start talking about Part V of the novel. Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #1b140_5, or weigh in with your thoughts in the comments on this post.
Eleanor Barkhorn is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Education Channel.
She previously edited the Sexes and Entertainment channels. Before coming to The Atlantic, she was a reporter at the Delta Democrat Times in Greenville, Mississippi. She graduated from Princeton University, where she majored in American literature and wrote her senior thesis about Oprah's Book Club. For her first two years out of college, she taught high school English with the Teach For America program.