A Play on Mothering | David Rakoff | Granta Magazine

A Play on Mothering

David Rakoff

‘His hands are a jewel box and I lean forward and peer in.’

The day after my brother Cameron reappeared in town and called me for the first time in six years, I went into my boss Caroline’s office to tell her I needed some time off. I closed the door and explained things to her.

David Rakoff

David Rakoff (19642012) is the author of the essay collections Fraud, Don’t Get Too Comfortable and Half Empty, and the novel Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. His writing frequently appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, Wired, Salon, GQ, Outside, Gourmet, Vogue and Slate.


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