Weiner mused that while women are not dissuaded or shamed by reading thrillers by male authors, the covers of which often feature blood, bullet holes and other "masculine" imagery, "Why won't a man pick up a book with flowers (on it)?"
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I was delighted to see yesterday's announcement that Pamela Paul was assuming the editorship of the New York Times Book Review.
Big changes at the New York Times book review.
Whether you fell asleep at night clutching a copy of Ramona Quimby or Gone With The Wind, the books we read as kids shape the women we become -- sometimes in complicated ways.
The question is, how is it that men aren't similarly affected?
Talk of divorce is in the air.
It all began with an article in The New York Times Styles section by Pamela Paul entitled How Divorce Lost Its Groove....
There are two kinds of parents in the world. There are those who strive to re-create for their children the blissful upbringings that they themselves ...
Her children are a "built-in focus group," especially her oldest who will examine the books she brings home and occasionally suggest that Pamela "bring this one back to the office."
Aided and abetted by new technologies, phone calls and phone friends are becoming a dying breed. More people are switching to text messaging, which is less intrusive and less time-consuming.
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