Cathy Young

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Gender Female
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Columnist
Location New Jersey, United States
Introduction Writer and journalist, author of Growing Up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet Girlhood (1989) and Ceasefire: Why Women and Men Must Join Forces to Achieve True Equality (1999). Columnist for Reason (monthly) and, from 2000 to January 2007, for The Boston Globe (weekly). Born in Moscow, Russia in 1963; came to the United States in 1980. Rutgers University graduate.
Interests Literature, music, theater, art, film, history (especially ancient history and the French Revolution), travel, politics, feminism, sci-fi/fantasy, fan fiction
Favorite Movies The Third Man, North by Northwest, Vertigo, Psycho, The Philadelphia Story, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, My Fair Lady, Tootsie, Victor/Victoria, Boogie Nights, Raising Arizona, Blood Simple, Body Heat, A Clockwork Orange, The Manchurian Candidate, Xena, The Prisoner, Farscape
Favorite Music classical, jazz
Favorite Books Shakespeare's plays, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the plays and stories of Heinrich von Kleist, Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Lolita, The Fountainhead, The Black Prince

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