Kerry Howley

Kerry Howley's work has appeared in the Paris Review, Bookforum, and the New York Times Magazine. She is currently finishing a book about consensual violence, ecstatic experience, and the body.

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July 15 2009 9:04 AMIn Search of Good Arguments Against Edward Downes' Right to Die
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July 9 2009 9:46 AM"Government Officials Would Not Even Confirm That the Dead Man Had Existed"
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July 2 2009 3:39 PMQuestionable Dataset of the Day
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June 25 2009 11:33 AMWhat If Sanford Were a Woman?
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June 17 2009 9:50 AMMarriage Is Fleeting; So What?
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June 11 2009 10:05 AMIn Defense of Mail-Order Romance
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June 4 2009 1:13 PMThe Decline of Western Civilization: "We're Pregnant" Edition
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May 29 2009 2:01 PMWhat Does It Mean to Oppose Identity Politics?
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May 26 2009 12:27 PMHow Facebook Saved Privacy
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May 20 2009 2:34 PMReal Men Don't Take Dictation
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May 14 2009 12:23 PMUnhinged Midwesterner Hearts Suu Kyi
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May 8 2009 8:27 AMEdwards Does Oprah
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May 5 2009 1:02 PMThe Feminism of Penicillin
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July 14 2009 3:03 PMDo Radical Professors Produce Radical Students?
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July 6 2009 3:41 PMKay Hymowitz Fears for the Future of Marriage
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July 1 2009 8:28 AMWaking Up in Honduras
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June 23 2009 9:42 AMThose Who Can't Do, Tweet
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June 15 2009 8:07 AMTerror, Right and Left
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June 5 2009 11:41 AMWhy Is Kate Gosselin Our Only Remaining Celebrity?
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June 2 2009 9:57 PMInto the Man Cave
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May 27 2009 11:34 AMTwilight Touches Off Great Filipino Book Blockade
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May 21 2009 12:33 PMTexas School Board Stands Up to Science
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May 15 2009 1:20 PMSotomayor Gets Hysterical Again
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May 13 2009 12:14 PMWomen and the Mancession
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May 6 2009 2:00 PMGunn Rights

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