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Miscarriage | Miscarriage

peggy-orenstein's picture
Dec.27.2007
The author of Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap, Orenstein now offers a very personal account of her road to becoming a mother. Orenstein was a happily married thirty-five-year-old when she decided she wanted to have a baby. While she knew it might not be easy (she had...
harriet-scott-chessman's picture
Dec.17.2007
In this lyrical story of marriage and friendship, painter Hallie Greaves arrives at her mother’s bedside and her pregnant friend Rose Haas’s porch one hot July in Ohio. Hallie, Rose, and Hallie’s mother all confront a luminous, intertwining, and sometimes disturbing landscape of memory amid the...