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Meg Wolitzer’s YA Debut, Belzhar, Turns Grief Into A Special Realm

Meg Wolitzer’s YA Debut, Belzhar, Turns Grief Into A Special Realm

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Who isn’t emotionally fragile at some point in their teen years? And who doesn’t long to be picked out of the crowd, recognized as someone special, either because of the heightened...
14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

14 Writers Who Would Have Been Great Collaborators

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We literary enthusiasts tend to have our favorite writers, both classic and contemporary—and yes, that’s “writers,” as in plural, because as most of us will openly admit, it’s hard to...
Telling it Slant: 10 Authors Who Experimented With Autobiography

Telling it Slant: 10 Authors Who Experimented With Autobiography

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Some people can sit down and write the story of their lives in a clear and straightforward fashion and be done. Other people, like New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast—author of wise, honest,...
Oh Hey, Sylvia Plath Wrote a Children’s Book

Oh Hey, Sylvia Plath Wrote a Children’s Book

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As a brooding young high-schooler, you probably had a major lit-crush on one Sylvia Plath, the overwhelmingly depressed/talented poet/author behind such masterpieces as The Bell Jar and...