To mark Valentine’s Day, we asked Mira Kirshenbaum, psychotherapist and clinical director of the Chestnut Hill Institute, to choose the best books on how successful relationships work—and what advice she’d give to Emma and Charles Bovary.
Family dynamics are changing dramatically in our modern, workaholic age. The novelist – and sister of Steve Jobs, separated at birth – selects five works of fiction that illustrate some truths about families in all their variety
War reporter tells us that her life is permeated with sense of loss and longing. She quotes her heroine Martha Gellhorn: “I have a sudden notion of why history is such a mess. Human beings do not live long enough”