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“Friendkeeping”: NPR interview

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with Julie Klam: ...Friendships, to many of us, are part of the fundamental infrastructure of our emotional lives, and when Klam and I spoke about the book, she made exactly this comparison when she explained why she wanted to write about friendship in the first place. Her inspiration wasn’t . . . . Continue Reading »

“My Best Friend”: Linda Besner

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at (via Andrew Sullivan): ...In fact, comparing beer commercials from the Ukraine and the U.S. led Lantolf and Bobrova to an unexpected finding that highlights differences in how Americans and Ukrainians think about people. In the Ukrainian commercials, the study notes, “people . . . . Continue Reading »