Articles by Edie Meidav

August 3, 2012

There Is No Moral Symmetry in Real Life: The Millions Interviews Leela Corman 0

I wanted to talk about the time when women did not have choices in reproduction. The consequences of not having a choice are gruesome.

January 27, 2012

The Millions Interview: Bradford Morrow 2

While evil is obviously universal, various forms of evil portrayed in The Uninnocent do seem to me to be distinctly American. An unstable idealism that sometimes erupts into irrevocable acts of violence or crime does reside in the hearts of many of these characters.

December 14, 2011

A Year in Reading: Edie Meidav 1

Stumble across any list and you know that always there lives a list beyond all lists: the list of books which you, reader, are unable to explore until you find some Kryptonlike strength over your own autobiographical impediment.

June 9, 2011

Daughter of California 11

Pitch dirt onto a parent’s dead body and in that second understand that bits of dirt just became as much part of the parent as any other bit you might hold onto: a snapshot, a clock with bent hands, shoes still bearing the imprint of feet, ties scented with stale aspiration.