"Last winter I took up temporary residence with a married couple — friends of friends — in their two-story Tudor in Los Angeles. It was a short-term plan: I’d stay there intermittently for two months, when work wasn’t keeping me in New York, just for a break, a change of scene. They lived upstairs, I lived downstairs, and we shared the kitchen and public spaces, including a backyard and pool."It actually sounds like the perfect arrangement offering both solitude and a human connection. I'm now also looking forward to reading her book length expansion of The Atlantic article which had a profound effect even on this male reader.
Life Kate Bolick (this Kate Bolick) writes about her unusual living arrangements: