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Heather Wilhelm

Heather Wilhelm

Heather Wilhelm’s essay “The Rape Culture Lie” appeared in the March 2015 issue. She is a writer living in Austin, Texas.

Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision to Not Have Kids By Meghan Daum Picador, 288 pages Back in the olden days, having children was simple....

In September Barack Obama launched the “It’s on Us” campaign, designed to fight what he called the “nightmare” of campus sexual assault. “An estimated one...

American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and WhyBy Mark SteinPalgrave Macmillan, 288 pages When it comes to the English language, few words rival the...

I Can Barely Take Care of Myself:Tales from a Happy Life Without KidsBy Jen KirkmanSimon & Schuster, 224 pages The Little Way of Ruthie Leming:A Southern...

Simpler: The Future of GovernmentBy Cass SunsteinSimon & Schuster, 272 pages According to enthusiasts of the ascendant social science/life-coaching strategy/quasi-cult known as “behavioral economics,” government officials...