Today in Tablet Magazine, contributing editor Daphne Merkin remembers Alice Miller, a psychologist whose speciality was childhood trauma—perhaps because she herself was born in prewar Lvov, Poland (and what happened next isn’t entirely clear). Books critic Adam Kirsch lauds Jennifer Gilmore’s new novel, a carnivalesque depiction of late-1970s campus protests. If you ever want The Scroll to parody even more ridiculous late-2000s campus protests, just ask.
Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.