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Katherine Ashenburg

Katherine Ashenburg Jenna Muirhead-Warren

Katherine Ashenburg is a journalist, lecturer, and regular contributor to The New York Times. Her last book with FSG, The Mourner’s Dance, was published in 2003.

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The Dirt on Clean

Katherine Ashenburg

The question of cleanliness is one every age and culture has answered with confidence. For the first-century Roman, being clean meant a two-hour soak in baths of various temperatures, scraping...

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The Mourner's Dance

Katherine Ashenburg

When her daughter's fiancé died suddenly, Katherine Ashenburg was surprised to see how her daughter intuitively re-created the traditional rituals of mourning, even those of which she was...

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