Curtis Sittenfeld en Motherhood: 3 Books On Work, Life And Too-Small Pool Towels When I was in my 20s, I used to wonder why the media ran so many stories about life-work balance, and specifically about life-work balance for women. Then I had children. Now I'm <em>fascinated</em> by news reports and articles about subjects such as "having it all" and "leaning in." I also like novels and memoirs about the challenges and delights of motherhood, work, and combinations therein. Here are three books I love because they acknowledge and even celebrate the messy way that most of us actually live. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 NPR. Sat, 07 Sep 2013 11:03:00 +0000 Curtis Sittenfeld & Curtis Sittenfeld 32605 at