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SUE MONK KIDD

Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings Lives and Breathes

Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings Lives and Breathes

The Invention of Wings, the latest novel from Sue Monk Kidd, is a recent Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection—and a triumph. Reading it is a sensory, transformative experience. Accounting for nearly 40 years of painful American history, Kidd’s meticulously researched […]

by × February 4, 2014 ×

THE B&N BOOKSHELF

Four Books That Will Inspire You to Renew Your Resolutions

Four Books That Will Inspire You to Renew Your Resolutions

January is a month made for reinvention, inspiration, and new experiences…but it’s been so cold that by now you’ve probably traded in your treadmill for a Toblerone, and your passport for a Snuggie. If you’re looking to recapture that sense […]

by × January 28, 2014 ×

BECHDEL TEST

Classics That Pass The Bechdel Test

Classics That Pass The Bechdel Test

Classic novels aren’t known to be the most woman-friendly spaces. Many were written by men before women could vote or own property, at a time when women were generally treated as second-class citizens. Wonderful as the classics can be, reading […]

by × November 21, 2013 ×

FAKE INTERVIEWS WITH REAL AUTHORS

In Conversation With: Jane Austen

In Conversation With: Jane Austen

Jane Austen has long been a major influence on me, and, I think, on countless other women who write, women who read, and women who just generally exist in the world. So when I was given the opportunity to interview […]

by × July 22, 2013 ×

BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ

Shocking Fiction by Dangerous Women

Shocking Fiction by Dangerous Women

After nearly 50 years out of print, Pamela Moore’s nihilistic bildungsroman Chocolates for Breakfast is back, in an edition bursting with extras. The book’s frank treatment of a teen girl’s unsentimental education caused a wave of pearl-clutching on its publication […]

by × July 15, 2013 ×