Emma Brockes

British writer in NY. My new book, An Excellent Choice: Panic and Joy on My Solo Path to Motherhood is out now!

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Alarmist New Yorkers should try a dose of British fatalism
April, 19 2019
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I can afford to buy supplies for my kids’ schools. What about those who can’t?
April, 12 2019
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Forget Trump – anti-vaxxers are the clear and present danger
March, 28 2019
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Parents are exploiting their children on YouTube – and it’s not funny
March, 22 2019
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My kids are genuises. Honestly. Who do I pay the bribe to?
March, 17 2019
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Simone Biles: 'I go to therapy, because at times I didn't want to set foot in the gym'
March, 16 2019
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Michael Jackson’s trick was to groom an entire culture
March, 8 2019
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Valeria Luiselli: 'Children chase after life, even if it ends up killing them'
March, 8 2019
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My life as a mother: all I can think about is how tired I am
March, 4 2019
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Alex Poots: the Scottish impresario opening NYC’s largest new art space
March, 3 2019
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Glenda Jackson: ‘I’m a big admirer of Theresa May’
March, 2 2019
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Barbie, a kitsch throwback? At least she wears it on her sleeve
February, 22 2019
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Parenting in Manhattan is a Darwinian struggle
February, 15 2019
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Yes, I do give a sh*t about these sweary book covers
February, 7 2019
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The polar vortex has turned New Yorkers into Brits for one week only
February, 1 2019
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Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian: 'Dating is caught up in ego, power and control'
January, 26 2019
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'Why Jay?': Chigozie Obioma on the haunting death that inspired his novel
January, 18 2019
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It’s not just the Fyre festival – this is the golden age of the social media con
January, 17 2019
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‘Do I look pretty?’ is my daughters’ favourite question and it’s worrying me
January, 10 2019
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Detained at US immigration, I felt frightened. And very lucky
January, 7 2019
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At last, we get a local bookshop. But I fear the writing is on the wall
December, 14 2018
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Steve McQueen meets Tarana Burke: ‘I want to be part of shifting the narrative’
December, 8 2018
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My nightmare before Christmas in three words: ‘health insurance renewal’
December, 7 2018
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You’d think Ivanka Trump would be worried about her emails. But guess what?
November, 30 2018
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Mary Poppins: why we need a spoonful of sugar more than ever
November, 23 2018
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From gaslighting to gammon, 2018’s buzzwords reflect our toxic times
November, 18 2018
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George Saunders: ‘A lot of my extended family are Trump supporters'
November, 16 2018
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My kids have started school – and are giving me a lesson in class politics
November, 9 2018
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Dan Barber: '20 years from now you’ll be eating fast food crickets'
November, 9 2018
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As Sylvia Plath knew, if you’re going to be a victim, you’d better be a good one
November, 1 2018
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Barbra Streisand: ‘Trump is corrupt and indecent and is assaulting our institutions’
October, 26 2018
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Could this be the magic bullet to avoid winter flu?
October, 25 2018
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Homework for three-year-olds? They’re too young to enter the rat race
October, 19 2018
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Anger is corrosive, but it’s a vital weapon for women in Trump’s America
October, 4 2018
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The lies told by men such as Bill Cosby are brazen and chilling to hear
September, 27 2018
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Help – I think I’m in an abusive relationship with Alexa
September, 20 2018
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‘Oh my gosh, I love that question!’: Why Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Ellie Kemper is TV’s happiest star
September, 17 2018
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Bagel-gate: how a food gaffe divided New York’s Democrats
September, 13 2018
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Gary Shteyngart: 'As a Queens boy, Trump was very impressive'
September, 7 2018
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The daughter Steve Jobs denied: ‘Clearly I was not compelling enough for my father'
September, 1 2018
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I never wanted to be American – but I’ve begun to feel the urge
September, 1 2018
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Not even Donald Trump could hate-tweet at a dead man
August, 31 2018
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Why the Catholic church keeps hitting the wrong note
August, 24 2018
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The truth about cats and Trump's dogs: civil discourse needed
August, 17 2018
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Rukmini Callimachi: the podcasting terror expert getting into the minds of Isis
August, 11 2018
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The mysterious momentum of Boris and tofu sausages
August, 10 2018
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As panic about climate change sets in, I’m thinking about escape – to Canada
August, 10 2018
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Digested week: Bigfoot porn, and Gwyneth Paltrow's body fascism
August, 3 2018
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What (not) to do if someone crashes into the back of your car
July, 27 2018
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The 'trend' for donating vacation days to new moms is so depressing
July, 20 2018
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Emma Brockes is a writer who has produced content for theguardian.com
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