Beverly Gologorsky

Beverly Gologorsky is the author the just-published novel Stop Here (“a literary Hopper painting,” Seven Stories Press). Her first novel, The Things We Do to Make it Home, was a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Fiction Book. In the Vietnam years, she was an editor of two political journals, Viet-Report and Leviathan, and her contribution to feminism is noted in Feminists Who Changed America.

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Any version of Medicare for All would be likely to cost less, be so much simpler to access, and ultimately save lives. (Photo: Michael Fleshman/flickr/cc) Views
Thursday, May 09, 2019
The Nightmare of Medical Care in America
On this extremely hot summer day, the ear-splitting siren screaming through New York’s streets is coming from the ambulance I’m in -- on a gurney on my way to the ER. That only makes the siren, loud as it is, all the more alarming. I fell. The pain, its location and intensity, suggests I’ve...
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"Dreams were seen as a waste of the mental energy needed to seek out and acquire the basics: food, rent, clothing, whatever was essential to get through a day, a week, or at most a month." (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
Monday, June 18, 2018
What Does Poverty Feel Like?
Imagine this: every year during the Great Recession of 2007-2009 there were nearly four million home foreclosures. In that period, with job losses mounting, nearly 15% of American households were categorized as “food insecure.” To many of those who weren’t foreclosed upon, who didn’t lose their...
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
In the Shadow of War: Life and Fiction in Twenty-First-Century America
I’m a voracious reader of American fiction and I’ve noticed something odd in recent years.
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