Asian-American Author Explains The Beautiful Struggle Behind ‘Chinglish’

Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via Getty Images Author Gish Jen explains why the narrator in a recent fiction piece she wrote is an immigrant who uses English to tell the story. Speaking English as an immigrant often comes with its obstacles. However, acclaimed author Gish Jen says there’s another side to the struggles of conversing in a…

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11 Signs Your Memory Problems Are Not Normal

eclipseimages/Getty Images Distorted, mixed-up, and outright false memories can happen to anyone of any age. As our frontal lobes age, however, these types of confused and muddled memories become more likely to happen. Our frontal lobes help us to pay attention, store and retrieve information, and organize our memories. Older frontal lobes don’t work quite…

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17 Children’s Books To Read To Your Kids In Honor Of Women’s History Month

Penguin Random House/Little Brown Young Readers Celebrate Women’s History Month during family reading time with the books below. March marks Women’s History Month, and if you’re looking for a way to celebrate the many accomplishments of women with your family (little ones included), children’s books can offer a fun and informative history lesson.Of course, a…

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John Oliver Didn’t Think Pence-Trolling, Gay-Themed Book Would Be A Hit

John Oliver’s queer-themed, Mike Pence-trolling children’s book, A Day In the Life of Marlon Bundo, is a certified smash. If the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” had his way, however, America wouldn’t need its levity so badly. The book, released Sunday, takes aim at the vice president’s anti-LGBTQ platform by depicting the Pence family rabbit, Marlon Bundo, as…

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