What exactly is adulthood. Is it a certain age? Is it the time you finally move out on your own? It can have different meanings to different people. It is one of those more subjective terms that not everyone agrees on. There is no good answer that everyone will automatically recognize as correct.
- Jami Attenberg’s new novel, “All Grown Up,” is about a single, childless, 39-year-old straight woman, who is still struggling with and defying convention because she isn’t married.
- On this week’s podcast, Attenberg talks about “All Grown Up” and Bonnie Rochman discusses “The Gene Machine.”
- In “What We’re Reading” hear among others about “Big Bad Love” by Larry Brown, “Shadowbahn” by Steve Erickson and “On Dreams” by Sigmund Freud.
“On this week’s podcast, Attenberg talks about “All Grown Up”; Bonnie Rochman discusses “The Gene Machine”; Alexandra Alter has news from the publishing world; and Parul Sehgal, Gregory Cowles and John Williams on what people are reading.”