Lynn Steger Strong Archive

An Exploration of the Collective in Flight

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Lynn Steger Strong’s deeply affecting family novel demonstrates how people move as both individuals and as part of a collective—much like a flock of birds flying overhead—as they endeavor to love each other in a time of crisis.

For the Love of Boys

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I don’t pretend to understand Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts. The materials she has read, the level of her intellectual thinking, as well as the life she leads—and conveys in this memoir—are several levels of complexity and depth beyond what I can comfortably claim to know.