“History”

Jennifer Michael Hecht

is a poet, philosopher, and historian. Her books include Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It, Doubt: A History, and Who Said.

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December 12th, 2016

From The Next Ancient World Even Eve, the only soul in all of time to never have to wait for…

Jennifer Michael Hecht
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December 8th, 2016

From The Next Ancient World Praise wild dancing in the kitchen. Praise sitting and talking to the doctor. Praise phone…

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December 8th, 2016

Jennifer Michael Hecht reads her poem compelling people to resist death and stay in this world.

Jennifer Michael Hecht
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December 8th, 2016

Jennifer Michael Hecht reads her poem “Men Wept”

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September 27th, 2016

To embrace life despite the truth of suffering is an audacious act. Jennifer Michael Hecht guides us through Albert Camus on the myth of Sisyphus, as a reassuringly contrary argument for life over death.