"'In life I will go very far out of my way to avoid any possible conflict or argument, so it is a little surprising that in my essays I often seem to pick fights, and to offend or otherwise enrage people.'" She goes about her days this way, she explains: 'peaceably in person, fiercely on paper.'" In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays by Katie Roiphe Worth Reading, Messy Living, Life, Book Worth, Essay, Praise, Emma Robert, Reading Lists, Katy Roiph
First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood
The story follows Alice Howland, an accomplished professor and a mother of three grown children. She starts to lose her memory and is later diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s disease, struggling to maintain her lifestyle and sense of self.