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Though career counselors and wishful thinkers may say otherwise, women who put off trying to have children until their mid-thirties or later worsen their chances of becoming pregnant—and risk losing out on motherhood altogether. Maybe society should enable them to delay their careers instead of their childbearing
A Joycean novel anticipated for decades
Throughout the world fisheries have been ravaged to near-extinction. A look at one of the most badly depleted sites: to save it, thousands of fishermen will have to lose their jobs
When is it a good idea to jump off a galloping horse?
The author was fresh out of college. The job — writing jokes for Jackie Gleason’s Miami-based show—sounded terrific. There was just one catch: “The Great One,”as Gleason called himself, wasn’t so great to his writers
Our task now is not so heroic as fighting a war, but it may be as important: to recognize our limitations, to reject the vanity of trying to remake the world in our image, and to restore the promise of our neglected society
You aren’t supposed to thank women after you make love to them , his wife said. Because they’re not doing you a favor. They’re doing it because they want to