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Mary Kate Skehan works in book publishing and is a columnist for The Spectator.
A saint for our times
By Mary Kate Skehan
The pride of Pennsylvania
I’m on the hook for getting fit this year, no excuses
Dating in a pandemic is no picnic
Between my two parents and seven siblings, we’ve already maxed out the 10-person limit
He has more in common with the Amish than you might think
Why can’t Amazon and Facebook do what Carnegie and Rockefeller did?
Life on a funny farm
There’s no taste like home
Time to be Frank about the much criticized celebrity chef
Alison Roman’s tastes are like my father’s: particular, strident and requiring a capacious definition of the word ‘unfussy’
It appears love in the time of coronavirus isn’t my story
Is the truth about burn pits too toxic?
Mary Kate Skehan
How to fight with your family
My role in our demographic disaster
The Enneagram: a remarkably efficient way to handle a room full of people
The Windsors are the first and best reality TV family
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.