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What I Learned About Love From American Movies

Is it normal to use someone's shower on the first date? According to Top Gun, yes.

Posted on April 15, 2019, at 10:27 a.m. ET

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Mira Jacob is the author and illustrator of Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations and the novel The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. Her writing and drawings have appeared in the New York Times, Electric Literature, Tin House, Literary Hub, Guernica, Vogue, the Telegraph, and BuzzFeed, and Shondaland. She currently teaches at the New School, and she is a founding faculty member of the MFA Program at Randolph College. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their son.

You can find out more about Good Talk here.

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    Mira Jacob is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, "The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing." She is currently working on a graphic memoir called "Good Talk: Conversations I'm Still Confused About."

    Contact Mira Jacob at miraannajacob@gmail.com.

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