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Contributor Archives: Douglas McGray

“Why’s this so good?” No. 8: Katherine Boo takes on the ties that bind

I only saw my great-aunt a few times – she lived far away – but in my family, she was kind of a legend. She wore purple every day, and kept a stash of matching purple toilet paper that she’d break out for company. She watched the Denver Broncos every Sunday with her old lady friends and yelled at the television [...]