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What Authors Helped You Understand Your Mother Better?

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What Authors Helped You Understand Your Mother Better?

Dear Literary Lady, What authors helped you understand your mother better? With Mother’s Day is coming up, I thought I’d ask. –S.K., San Diego, CA...
Ask a Literary Lady: Reading to Survive the Work Week

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Ask a Literary Lady: Reading to Survive the Work Week

Dear Literary Lady, My job is slowly but surely destroying my soul. Reading is the only respite I get throughout the long work week. Any suggestions for...

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11 Book Club Questions Everyone Can Answer

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11 Book Club Questions Everyone Can Answer

Dear Literary Lady, I want to ask questions at my book club so that everyone can participate, even if they’re waaay behind on the reading. I hate that a...
Help, I Forget Everything I Read!

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Help, I Forget Everything I Read!

Dear Literary Lady, I read voraciously, but I have the worst memory when it comes to books. I either can’t remember the title and author of the book...
How Do I Get My Friend to Write?

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How Do I Get My Friend to Write?

Dear Literary Lady, I’m trying to convince my friend to write a book, because I know she would write something earth-shatteringly good. In addition to...
How Do I Bridge a Language Barrier to Talk Books?

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How Do I Bridge a Language Barrier to Talk Books?

Dear Literary Lady, My mother and I both love to read, but it’s difficult to share our reading experiences with each other because we speak different...
First Date Woes for a Bookworm

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First Date Woes for a Bookworm

Dear Literary Lady, I’m finding that being a bookworm makes it hard to converse during a first date. I feel awkward because most of my dates want to talk...
I’m Sticking to a New Year’s Resolution to Read More—But I’m Not Sure I Like It

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I’m Sticking to a New Year’s Resolution to Read More—But I’m Not Sure I Like It

Dear Literary Lady, My New Year’s resolution is to read more, but I’m not a big reader and I’m not even sure I enjoy it. I want to learn to love...

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I’m a Book Scrooge. How Do I Change?

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I’m a Book Scrooge. How Do I Change?

Dear Literary Lady, I’m a Scrooge when it comes to lending my books to others. I want to turn over a new leaf, but how? –E.S., Danbury, CT.   Dear...
What Do I Do When A Book Makes Me Feel Dumb?

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What Do I Do When A Book Makes Me Feel Dumb?

Dear Literary Lady, What do you do when a “great” book just makes you feel dumb? –R.F., Austin, TX   Dear R.F., I had a professor in college who...
How Do I Support My Best Friend’s Soon-to-be-Released Book?

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How Do I Support My Best Friend’s Soon-to-be-Released Book?

Dear Literary Lady, My best friend just got a book deal! What’s are some ways to show my support? –J.M., Raleigh, NC Dear J.M., Isn’t that just about...
How Do You Convince an Avowed Fiction Reader to Read Nonfiction?

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How Do You Convince an Avowed Fiction Reader to Read Nonfiction?

Dear Literary Lady, I’m trying to convince an avowed fiction reader to try nonfiction, to no avail. What do I do to open his eyes? –N.G. Dear N.G.,...

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