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Tim Kreider

Before Summer Quiets Down: Seek Moments of Solitude

Kirsten Blake | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Blake

While we might not have the power to turn America into Europe and declare August vacances season, we can take small steps to stop the busyness in our own lives and take real moments of solitude -- a "vacances de la solitude," if you will.

Drinking As a Way To Fill Time

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

With all that time to fill on the horizon -- the horizon of the empty nest -- will I return to the habit I acquired in my twenties?

Lucas Kavner

'Busy Trap' Writer Admits He's Pretty Busy | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.12.2012 | Home

Last week, a New York Times essay from writer and cartoonist Tim Kreider probably appeared in your Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr feed at least once, or ...

PHOTOS: Hilarious Essayist On Illustrating His Own Book

Tim Kreider | Posted 08.12.2012 | Books
Tim Kreider

I reassured myself that many great and well-regarded artists, from Updike to Fellini, started out as cartoonists. People like looking at pictures. Dickens's and Twain's work was originally illustrated.