Posts by Katherine Ashenburg

Katherine Ashenburg wrote The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History. She won a National Magazine Award for her 2011 Walrus article on aging, “The Long Goodbye.”


Time for Bed

Your kids aren’t sleeping enough—and neither are you


Her Way

Alberta premier Alison Redford doesn’t care if you call her a closet Liberal or a Red Tory. She just wants to get things done


Critical Mass

Writer Terry Poulton found the secret to a happy, healthy life in her plus-sized body. Will the “obesity epidemic” finally force the rest of us to confront our fear of fat?


The Long Goodbye

When the end of life comes later in life, the consequences are often unexpected—and often painful