Meghan O'Rourke

Meghan O'Rourke is Slate's culture critic and an advisory editor. She was previously an editor at The New Yorker. The Long Goodbye, a memoir about her mother's death, is now out in paperback.

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March 17 2009 11:36 AMDreaming of the Dead
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March 25 2009 12:36 PMCan Nature Help Assuage Your Grief?
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March 17 2009 11:36 AMDreaming of the Dead
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