Dispatches From A Not-So-Perfect Life: A Humorous Assessment of Motherhood in the Modern Age


In Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life, Faulkner Fox explores the societal and cultural forces that American mothers have to contend with. Fox writes with humor, insight, and unflinching candor about what she sees and experiences from her new vantage point as a mom-in-the-world. As Fox struggles to accept herself as a wife and mother without simultaneously losing her selfhood, she raises sharp questions about the terrain of contemporary domesticity. Faulkner's discussion promises to offer a provocative, brutally honest, and hilarious assessment of motherhood and marriage that any woman can relate to.


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  • Faulkner Fox
    Author, Dispatches From A Not-So-Perfect Life or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child

  • Karen Kornbluh
    Director, Work and Family Program, New America Foundation