The author started a project on loneliness by asking this simple question. Many people quickly recounted experiences, often with surprising specificity

It’s perhaps not much of a statement to say that movie audiences have been conditioned to expect lonely heroes on the big screen. Westerns have long touted the virtues of the lone cowboy while simultaneously fetishizing the isolation of a dame waiting for rescue. Meg Ryan and Sandra Bullock reigned…

Kristen Radtke

Graphic Nonfiction forthcoming @PantheonBooks 4/17. Managing Editor @SarabandeBooks. Film & Video Editor @TriQuarterlyMag.

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