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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]