Never Re-Read the Book That Changed Your Life

Lightning doesn’t often strike twice

Nicole C. Kear
Moms Don’t Have Time to Write
8 min readAug 18, 2021

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“I can’t believe you’ve never read Anna Karenina,” I said to my husband. “It’s life-changing.”

We were driving back to Brooklyn from Philly — a rare car trip free of children, which is why we were able to discuss Russian literature rather than, say, the merits of Descendants 2 over Descendants 3. I…

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Nicole C. Kear
Moms Don’t Have Time to Write

Author, Essayist, Professor of Writing // Books: Now I See You: a memoir; Foreverland; The Fix-It Friends series // www.nicolekear.com