All in the Family
Signature listed books about dysfunctional families, which is probably my all-time favorite sub-genre of literature. I haven’t read any of the titles on this list (yet), but here are ten great contemporary novels about dysfunctional family dynamics.
Things That Are Annoying
Oh good. Another “think piece” about millennials by a millennial who wants to draw a distinction between Old Millennials and Young Millennials because “Old Millennials, as I’ll call them, who were born around 1988 or earlier (meaning they’re 29 and older today), really have lived substantively different lives than Young Millennials, who were born around 1989 or later.” Thanks for the math lesson, Jesse Singal. If it makes you feel better, you are a special subset of Old Millennial: Whiny Mansplaining Old Millennial.
In other millennial-specific news, according to the Times, we’re also apparently answering “the call of Mexican wine country.” Not mentioned in the article: it’s probably because of that Fountains of Wayne song. Continue reading