[LMB] OT: ish, the nuclear family

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Mon Feb 17 19:13:32 GMT 2020


On Sat, Feb 15, 2020 at 1:30 PM Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu>
wrote:

>
> My niece (who is an Episcopal priest) says that what jumped out at her was
> that Brooks doesn't seem to know what "rectory" means (might he have
> actually meant "factory"?).


The rectory is where the priest (and family) lives, isn't it? Hey, I read
Jane Austen.  And Anne of Green Gables, too.



> That aside, she and her friends discussing the article recommend reading
> When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to
> the Present, by Gail Collins; Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, by
> Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn; and The Way We Never Were: American
> Families and the Nostalgia Trap, by Stephanie Coontz.


Thank you, of course I have time to read a stack of non-fic books.

Sylvia


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