“Women, their bodies, their reproductive capacities, their animal nature, are central to the story. The history of the reign is so graphically gynecological that in the past it enabled lady novelists to write about sex when they were only supposed to write about love; and readers could take an avid interest in what went on in royal bedrooms by dignifying it as history, therefore instructive, edifying.” … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton Knows the Impossibility of Being a Pregnant Princess
Despite the uptick in unidentified flying objects whizzing around the skies in the “area near the reported residence,” the LAPD is adamant that “whether the drone-related incidents are found to be in violation of regulations or not, we take in all privacy issues as serious matters.” … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry: Drone reports ‘more prevalent’ near LA area where Sussexes live, source says
"You made history and have shown a great deal of resilience,” Middleton write. “It is now time to move forward to the next stage of your lives. Understand that everything you accomplish begins with a vision. The clearer you define your vision, the closer your vision will be to reality. Dream Big. Dream vividly. Dream often." … [Read more...] about Fort Bend County DA Brian Middleton offers encouragement, advice to the Class of 2020: Dream big. Dream vividly. Dream often.
Appropriately, the theme of this year's National Book Festival is "American Ingenuity," a quality that will be required to effectively reimagine the event in a new virtual format. A statement from the library notes that the move online will "serve a global audience and demonstrate how authors and their stories help to connect and illuminate the world." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus forces National Book Festival to shift to online-only format this year
San Francisco’s calendar San Francisco’s reopening plan has a timeline. It’s spread over months — and is subject to change if coronavirus cases spike again — but on Thursday, Mayor London Breed announced dates for reopening businesses, public services and activities. Dominic Fracassa reports on the plan and what San Francisco’s “new normal” will look like until a vaccine is available. … [Read more...] about Bay Briefing: June 15 — the next step in San Francisco’s ‘new normal’