It's the season for warm family brunches, abundant floral arrangements and
In her most recent novel, The Forgotten Waltz, Enright unraveled a tale of marital infidelity within the context of the boom-and-bust Irish economy, fueled by debt and over-leveraged homes. Now in Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood, Enright writes of her decision (with her theater-producing husband) to embark on motherhood after 18 years of indecision. Enright seemed to shrink with worry as her baby got bigger. "Thirty-six percent of children in child care showed an 'insecure bond' with their mother," wrote Enright. "Stop the press, we have a headline: WORKING MOTHERS DAMAGE THEIR CHILDREN."