Against the Grain

Kondo Critiqued

Does it spark joy? That’s the criterion Marie Kondo has set for deciding which personal belongings to keep, and which to relinquish. Maureen Ryan considers Kondo’s decluttering method and her television show in the context of pervasive burnout and insecurity. (Encore presentation.)

Richard Grusin, ed., Insecurity University of Minnesota Press, 2022

Maureen Ryan, Lifestyle Media in American Culture: Gender, Class, and the Politics of Ordinariness Routledge, 2018

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