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7 Tragic Memoirs That Deserve Your Tears

Because everyone needs a good cry.

By DeAnna Janes

Beyond On the Road: The Other Jack Kerouac

There's more to the author than the defining work of the Beat generation.

By Renata Sweeney

How Marie Kondo Convinced Me to Stop Shopping

Are you secretly (or not so secretly) a hoarder? Marie Kondo's method is here to help.

By Molly Reiniger

The Re-Read: Anne Sexton

Rediscover the poetry of Anne Sexton—beyond your high school English class.

By Karen Iorio

9 Extraordinary Biographies About Strong Women

Dig into the histories of women who shaped the world.

By DeAnna Janes

Valley of the Dolls: 50 Years Later

For its 50th anniversary, Jacqueline Susann's misunderstood novel gets a re-read.

By Alison Currie

You Do You: 5 Novels for Self-Discovery

These books are sure to set you on your way to "shelf" awareness.

By DeAnna Janes

Vita Sackville West: Virginia Woolf’s Greatest Love Affair

Meet the woman who inspired Virginia Woolf's most fanciful novel.

By Jessica Ferri

11 Brilliant Female Authors You’ve Never Heard Of

These underappreciated writers deserve your attention.

By Jessica Ferri

The Re-Read: Little Women

Were we too young to appreciate Alcott's classic novel?

By Molly Reiniger

10 Celtic Legends That Shamrock

Honor St. Paddy’s Day with fairy tales that celebrate the lush green lands misted in magic and wonder.

By DeAnna Janes

Girl Squad: Fierce Females Throughout History

If girl squads were a thing in the past, these gals would put Taylor and her supermodels to shame.

By DeAnna Janes

5 Early Female Irish Writers

Ireland was home to some of the most forward-thinking female writers.

By Cailey Hall

Gloria Steinem on Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower

A celebration of Octavia Butler's groundbreaking science-fiction novel.

By Gloria Steinem

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