The Rules Do Not Apply

The Rules Do Not Apply Reading The Rules Do Not Apply Author Ariel Levy Survivingtheholocaust.us When Thirty Eight Year Old New Yorker Writer Ariel Levy Left For A Reporting Trip To Mongolia In 2012, She Was Pregnant, Married, Financially Secure, And Successful On Her Own Terms A Month Later, None Of That Was True Levy Picks You Up And Hurls You Through The Story Of How She Built An Unconventional Life And Then Watched It Fall Apart With Astonishing Speed Like Much Of Her Generation, She Was Raised To Resist Traditional Rules About Work, About Love, And About Womanhood I Wanted What We All Want Everything We Want A Mate Who Feels Like Family And A Lover Who Is Exotic, Surprising We Want To Be Youthful Adventurers And Middle Aged Mothers We Want Intimacy And Autonomy, Safety And Stimulation, Reassurance And Novelty, Coziness And Thrills But We Can T Have It All In This Memoir, Levy Chronicles The Adventure And Heartbreak Of Being A Woman Who Is Free To Do Whatever She Chooses Her Own Story Of Resilience Becomes An Unforgettable Portrait Of The Shifting Forces In Our Culture, Of What Has Changed And Of What Is Eternal.

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  • Hardcover
  • 207 pages
  • The Rules Do Not Apply
  • Ariel Levy
  • English
  • 18 January 2017
  • 0812996933

10 thoughts on “The Rules Do Not Apply

  1. says:

    Hmm The writing on a sentence level is exquisite Levy s vocabulary is just superb This is an interesting book Levy demonstrates self awareness and is willing to put herself on the page in uncomfortable but compelling ways The end of the book is a mess The last few chapters are just baffling given the strength of what precedes them There is also this awkward strain of unexamined white girl privilege throughout Now, is such examination mandatory Of course not But whew The lack of it is Hmm The writing on a sentence level is exquisite Levy s vocabulary is just sup...

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    I m just going to talk openly about what happens in the memoir because it seems as though it s mostly all out there as is, and so I don t want people yelling at me about spoilers The literal summary provided makes even the miscarriage clear Ariel Levy was thirty eight when she got pregnant, before which she had been ambivalent about having a child Ariel wanted a child but she also wanted to pursue her ambitions in journalism and create a financially stable life for herself Her desire to live I m just going to talk openly about what happens in the memoir because it seems as though it s mostly all out there as is, and so I don t want people yelling at me about spoilers The literal summary provided makes even the miscarriage clear Ariel Levy was thirty eight when she got pregnant, before which she had been ambivalent about having a child Ariel wanted a child but she also wanted to pursue her ambitions in journalism and create a financially stable life for herself Her desire to live outside of traditional expectations led to a life of travel and enjoyment...

  3. says:

    Who is this Ariel Levy, anyway It s always a risk to read a memoir by someone you ve never heard of, or who isn t a blogger with lots of creds I ve been burnt before But this is definitely a keeper Levy, at 38, had it all, and was dazed with happiness as she looked forward into the future And then Poof It s gone In a nanosecond her life turned to hell.Levy is an excellent writer When I read that she worked for The New Yorker, I figured her writing would be exceptional, and it is The sto Who is this Ariel Levy, anyway It s always a risk to read a memoir by someone you ve never heard of, or who isn t a blogger with lo...

  4. says:

    I didn t know anything about Ariel Levy who is a writer with The New Yorker but the description of her memoir sounded interesting Well, it turns out that I would probably be happy to read anything by Levy and I need to look for some of her other writings Her memoir deals with terrible personal losses she suffered a few years ago She talks about her childhood, her early years as a writer and her history of relationships This background is presented as a build up to the events that turned I didn t know anything about Ariel Levy who is a writer with The New Yorker but the description of her memoir sounded interesting Well, it turns out that I would probably be happy to read anything by Levy and I need to look for some of her other writings Her memoir deals with terrible personal losses she suffered a few years ago She talks about her childhood, her early years as a writer and her history of relationships This background is presented as a build up to the events that turned her world upside down There is nothing unusual about a memoir focused on loss and grief But what I liked about Levy s writing is her unvarnished candidness She grew up with an uncanny self confidence that has clearly served her well as a jour...

  5. says:

    This memoir got a lot of hype, some of which is justified.Ariel Levy has some strong passages in the book, but parts of it felt padded and unfocused The Rules Do Not Apply is an extension of an article Levy wrote in The New Yorker on a horrible miscarriage she suffered while reporting in Mongolia The story of the miscarriage is heartbreaking, along with her grief when she later lost her spouse, Lucy For the first time I can remember, I cannot locate my competent self onemissing person This memoir got a lot of hype, some of which is justified.Ariel Levy has some strong passages in the book, but parts of it felt padded and unfocused The Rules Do Not Apply is an extension of an article Levy wrote in The New Yorker on a horrible miscarriage she suffered while reporting in Mongolia The story of the miscarriage is heartbreaking, along with her grief when she later lost her spouse, Lucy For the first time I can remember, I cannot locate my c...

  6. says:

    Ariel Levy always believed she could be a writer Her mother told her it was a good idea, a normal thing for a pre teen to aspire to, something for a teen to aim for She was in her late teens when she wrote for New York magazine about a bar in Queens where enormously heavy women danced for men, and presumably women The women wore brightly colored clothes, high heels, and sequins for anyone who lusted for heavy It made the women feel desired Levy was allowed to grow up thinking that sexuality Ariel Levy always believed she could be a writer Her mother told her it was a good idea, a normal thing for a pre teen to aspire to, something for a teen to aim for She was in her late teens when she wrote for New York magazine about a bar in Queens where enormously heavy women danced for men, and presumably women The women wore brightly colored clothes, high heels, and sequins for anyone who lusted for heavy It made the women feel desired Levy was allow...

  7. says:

    To talk about this book, I have to also talk about memoirs and my relationship with them in general This book challenged me and my ideas of memoirs, especially those written by women I have talked about my enjoyment of memoirs elsewhere so it is safe to say that it is a type of book I gravitate to and read a lot of.Ariel Levy s memoir is a memoir about loss the loss of her child, her spouse, and her house She talks in absolute honesty of that loss and of the person she was beforehand, a pers To talk about this book, I have to also talk about memoirs and my relationship with them in general This book challenged me and my ideas of memoirs, especially those written by women I have talked about my enjoyment of memoirs elsewhere so it is safe to say that it is a type of book I gravitate to and read a lot of.Ariel Levy s memoir is a memoir about loss the loss of her child, her spouse, and her house She talks in absolute honesty of that loss and of the person she was beforehand, a person who thought that the rules do not apply Living an unconventional life mostly governed by what she wants rather than her surroundings, she stands before a massive pile of broken pieces, having to rebuild not only her life but also her understanding of it So far, there are plenty o similarities to any number of brilliant memoirs I have read in the...

  8. says:

    The literary memoir The Rules Do Not Apply is all about a privileged white woman who has led a charmed life The author has been raised to assume she has control over all aspects of her life because nothing traumatic has ever happened to her, or anyone in her family, and she has had a successful writing career, according to plan She has grown up believing she should have it all in life, and she actively pursues that goal throughout childhood and into her adulthood Author Ariel Levy assumes The literary memoir The Rules Do Not Apply is all about a privileged white woman who has led a charmed life The author has been raised to assume sh...

  9. says:

    It s tough to rate a grief memoir without feeling like you re making a personal comment about the author or her experiences, so I feel a need to qualify my choice of three stars I m very impressed with the author s writing skills and empathize with the grief she felt over her miscarriage and her spouse s alcoholism But based on the Goodreads star descriptions I think this is solidly an I liked it book, without reaching the level of really liked or amazing This isn t a book that will t It s tough to rate a grief memoir without feeling like you re making a personal comm...

  10. says:

    I rarely sit down with a book only to look up hours later and realize I ve consumed it in its entirety Such was the case with The Rules Do Not Apply It was recommended on a Podcast, and I knew nothing else going into it besides the fact that it was a memoir Though achingly depressing, and self deprecating, it s a beautifully written book, full of honesty, hope, humor and self awareness I procrastinated in filing my taxes, so I finished the last pages of it in the waiting room of a Jackson H I rarely sit down with a book only to look up hours later and realize I ve consumed it in its entirety Such was the case with The Rules Do Not Apply It was recommended on a Podcast, and I knew nothing else going into it besides the fact that it was a memoir Though achingly depressing, and self deprecating, it s a beautifully written book, full of honesty, hope, humor and self awareness I procrastinated in filing my taxes, so I finished the last pages of it in the waiting room of a Jackson Hewitt office I had tears running down my cheeks, and maybe I did sob a few times Truth be to...

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