About Adelle Waldman:
Adelle Waldman is an American novelist, columnist and blogger, known for her 2013 novel The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., and for her articles for Slate and Vogue magazines and the blog Gawker.
Dating is probably the most fraught human interaction there is. You're sizing people up to see if they're worth your time and attention, and they're doing the same to you. It's meritocracy applied to personal life, but there's no accountability. We s...Adelle Waldman
People expect girls from good middle-class families to be smart -- but what they mean by smart for a girl is to have nice handwriting and a neat locker and to do her homework on time. They don't expect ideas or much in the way of real thought.Adelle Waldman