Emily Matchar

Emily Matchar is the author of the forthcoming book Homeward Bound: The New Cult of Domesticity.

'The Royal Body Exists to Be Looked At'

The intense scrutiny Kate Middleton has endured ever since she and Prince William started dating is an amplified version of the scrutiny all women experience.

Chick Lit Is Dead, Long Live Farm Lit

Thanks to the economy, picket fences and scruffy farm hands have replaced stilettos and cute i-bankers in literature aimed at women.

How Parenting Became a DIY Project

From home birth to homemade baby food to homeschooling, raising kids is a way for parents to express their individuality.