Ruth Franklin on Muck Rack

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Brooklyn, NY
Contributing Editor and Book Critic — The New Republic

Book critic for TNR, New Yorker, etc. Author of A Thousand Darknesses. At work on Shirley Jackson bio. Purveyor of kitten pics. See also: @josephbraude.

Sep 27, 2014

RT @tedgioia: I'm mourning the death of D.G. Myers, a passionate & learned critic, and spirited presence online & in person.…

Sep 24, 2014

RT @josephbraude: Looking forward to providing commentary on @alarabiya immediately after Obama's UN speech today.

Sep 24, 2014

Classic NYC real estate dream: at open house for huge apartment. Only catch: ceilings under 6 ft. "Not a problem," says husband (5'11").

Sep 22, 2014

She spreads napkins over the table & starts to eat the leaves of kale, one by one. People are openly staring. Wish I could say something.

Sep 22, 2014

Lunch at Whole Foods. A woman sits across from me with a container of plain kale & another of pineapple. She's emancipated.

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