Jennifer Latson

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A former newspaper reporter with an MFA in creative nonfiction writing, Latson is a contributing book critic for the Boston Globe and a staff editor for Rice Business Wisdom, the online ideas magazine for Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business in Houston.

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The dangers of unconditional love

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