Motherhood & Other Mysteries

Detail from Madonna of the Pomegranate, Sandro Botticelli, c. 1487 (Uffizi Gallery, Florence)

You’ve got to be careful with Greek mythology and other forms of journalism. In the past two years, I’ve listened to over a dozen audiobooks in this subgenre. At first I played them at night, wondering why I could never fall asleep afterwards. It took me a few months to accept that these are not soporific adult bedtime stories. Certain realities are best confronted in the light of day.



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Sara Benincasa

Author, REAL ARTISTS HAVE DAY JOBS & other books. Writer of scripts. Host of WELL, THIS ISN’T NORMAL podcast.