The evidence is slight, and the diet sets her further apart from the other kids. But we chose to do everything that might improve our daughter's health after she was diagnosed with diabetes.
Emerging reasons to wonder if we could have done more
Joseph O'Neill, an Irishman raised in Holland, talks about The Great Gatsby, post-9/11 New York, and his new novel, Netherland.
Steven Gdula, the author of The Warmest Room in the House, talks about home cooking, how we eat, and the evolution of the American kitchen
Jack Beatty, the author of Age of Betrayal, talks about the poverty, inequality, and corrupt politics that marred America's past and set us on a course toward today
Lynn Peril talks about the evolution of girls' college experiences, and her new book, College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now.
James Carroll, the author of House of War, on the inexorable momentum of the Pentagon.
Elizabeth Strout on her new novel, Abide With Me—a story of small-town gossip and a minister's unraveling
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Doris Kearns Goodwin, the author of Team of Rivals, talks about Lincoln and the unlikely band of colleagues he rallied to his cause.
Joshua Wolf Shenk on how melancholy both tore Abraham Lincoln apart and gave him strength
Salman Rushdie talks about his new novel, Shalimar the Clown, the Islamic moral universe, and the crushing of Kashmir
John Harris, the author of The Survivor, on why Clinton and his legacy will be debated for decades to come.
Robert D. Kaplan looks ahead to the great military and diplomatic challenge of the twenty-first century
Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of Prep, on literary page-turners and the problem with too much cleverness
Richard Clarke talks about his frightening scenario of an America hobbled by terrorism—and what we can do to avoid it
Caitlin Flanagan on parenting, home life, and the morally troubling nature of the mother-nanny relationship
James Mann talks about the political evolution and influences of Donald Rumsfeld.
Bruce Hoffman, a world-renowned expert on terrorism, talks about the strategy behind the suicide bombings in Israel—and what we must learn from Israel's response.
In The Two Faces of Islam the journalist Stephen Schwartz argues that in order to appreciate the pluralist, tolerant side of Islam, we must confront its ugly, extremist side.