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Based on katha pollitt’s essay about taking driving lessons after the collapse of her marriage, learning to drive is often listless and uninvolving, sadly stripped of pollitt’s incisiveness — and it relies on the hokiest of dramatic tricks to. Learning to drive and other life stories by katha pollitt random house, 2007 the eleven essays in nation columnist katha pollitt’s latest book are a sharp departure from the savvy political writing she’s known for. Celebrated for her award-winning political columns, criticism, and poetry, katha pollitt now shows us another side of her talentlearning to driveis a surprising, revealing, and entertaining collection of stories drawn from the author’s own life. Katha pollitt takes lessons to get her license and reflects on her failed relationships learning to drive you are learning. Learning to drive (movie tie-in edition) and over one million other books are available for amazon kindle learn more. “learning to drive” was originally a personal essay by katha pollitt that ran in the new yorker in 2002 and has since become a kind of classic.