Articles by Michelle Dean

December 23, 2016

A Year in Reading: Michelle Dean 0

Old books remind you that we have been through bad things before, and will go through bad things again, and we will live through the tiny interstitial moments of joy that we get in dark times. Not because it is fair, but because we have to.

July 14, 2011

What Harry Potter Knows 25

This is one of those weeks in which everyone talks about Harry Potter, and in which it’s tempting to be that writer, you know that writer, who does the jaded contrarian take on it all.