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How We Become Who We Are Meghan Daum on Nostalgia Aging and Why

How We Become Who We Are Meghan Daum on Nostalgia Aging and Why

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How We Become Who We Are: Meghan Daum on Nostalgia, Aging, and Why We Romanticize Our Imperfect Younger Selves. “

Meghan Daum (Photograph: Laura Kleinhenz)

How We Become Who We Are: Meghan Daum on Nostalgia, Aging, and Why We Romanticize Our Imperfect Younger Selves – Brain Pickings

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The Mystery of Personal Identity: What Makes You and Your Childhood Self the Same Person

Illustration from Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders, an illustrated compendium of untranslatable words from around the world

Illustration by Lisbeth Zwerger from a rare edition of Alice in Wonderland. Daum ends by reflecting on how we ...

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Meghan Daum, one of the finest essayists of our time, on nostalgia, aging

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Does Hannah Horvath, heroine of the HBO series “Girls,” stand to learn any lessons from Elizabeth Wurtzel's January 6th New York magazine story “Elizabeth ...

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I think about this a lot. How, as we get older, the things we choose to read (hear, see) push us about like someone floating on a backyard pool, ...

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“Maybe learning how to be out in the big world isn't the epic journey everyone thinks it is. Maybe that's actually the easy part.

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I Miss You When I Blink: Essays

Extreme footwear at the V&A: a step into the past

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Growing up, parenthood wasn't central to my fantasies of adult life — but it wasn't in opposition to them, either. By the time I was in my 20s and working ...

A Syntax Of Doubt: An Interview With Garth Greenwell, Author Of What Belongs to

Chance and choice converge to make us who we are, and although we may mistake chance for choice, our choices are the cobblestones, hard and uneven, ...

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I don't confess in my work because to me, that implies that you

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a. one that brings me back to my girlhood, when I'd rearrange my dolls into a position where they could surely be entertained for long hours at a time ...

How We Know What We Know: The Art of Adaequatio and Seeing with the Eye

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... jewels that were passed from generation to generation, harbouring stories from each, and keeping them pressed between the locket's doors. I just ...

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We Begin Our Ascent

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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's

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Albert Einstein on the Fickle Nature of Fame, the Real Rewards of Work, and

I n our monthly series “Can Writing Be Taught?” we partner with Catapult to ask their course instructors all our burning questions about the process of ...

Each month we speak to an Australian writer about writing, feminism, and the connection between the two. This month we speak to former Guardian journalist, ...

Now I know you're probably tired of me jabbering on about how we're all beautiful inside and out, with or without makeup (we all have to hear it!), ...

Meghan Daum's The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion: Another one of my book-drought books. I started reading this book in June, and finished it ...

“Coming to this delightful spot during this divine weather, I feel as happy as a new-fledged bird, and hardly care what twig I fly to, so that I may try my ...

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On Being 40(ish)

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Cathy Gohlke is the three-time Christy Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed novels The Medallion, Until We Find Home, Secrets She Kept (winner ...

Quotes about Nostalgia

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If you must know, my parents came from pretty hardscrabble backgrounds in the southern Midwest

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How the Shock Jock Became the Outrage Jock

On Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House

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Meghan Daum essay collection

Instead, waiting is essential to how we connect as humans through the messages we send.”

J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis: I think this book was of its moment, and by the time I got to it, its moment had ...

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Meghan Daum, in her second novel, and Merin Wexler, in her debut collection

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