14 February 2005

The Vice President’s Daughter

Excerpted from Issue 2.

I did not come to Harvard so that my roommate could sleep with, or almost-sleep-with, the Vice President’s daughter. In my secret dreams, or even from past experience, I would have thought that it would be I who slept with, or almost-slept-with, the Veep’s handsome daughter. But to have a roommate who did, that is also something. And to realize this, that it is something, may just be the beginning of wisdom—or almost-wisdom, as the case may have been.

This is an excerpt from n+1 Issue 2: Happiness. To purchase the issue and read the rest of this article, which appears on page 122, go to the n+1 store »

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