"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not t...
In 1958 or ’59 when I was sixteen
I came up with the idea
of replacing my parents’ backyard
with a Japanese garden –
this in a middle-class neighborhood
of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
I even showed a design to my mother,
who tried to imagine her smooth green lawn
replaced by rock...
The Brexit popular vote and the ensuing inability to cobble together an approved exit plan from the European Union reflects the United Kingdom’s lack of identity and its desperate search for one. In my novel, Turn On, Tune Out, the British composer, Angelica Morgan, re...