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Our 10 Favorite Quotes from Oprah Winfrey’s The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose

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Our 10 Favorite Quotes from Oprah Winfrey’s The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose

She is one of the most influential celebrities in the world, but even with her international clout and formidable business empire, Oprah Winfrey’s warmth...
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...
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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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.,...
Ask a Literary Lady: My Parents Say Literary Studies Don’t Help. Thoughts?

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Ask a Literary Lady: My Parents Say Literary Studies Don’t Help. Thoughts?

Dear Literary Lady, I’m in college and I love taking literature classes, but my parents say they won’t prepare me for the world and I should focus on...

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What Should I Read After a Breakup?

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What Should I Read After a Breakup?

Our Literary Lady is on vacation this week, so we’re bringing you a classic from the archives! Dear Literary Lady, I went through a bad breakup...
Can Reading Help the New York City Blues?

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Can Reading Help the New York City Blues?

Dear Literary Lady, I’ve grown weary of New York City over the years, but I’m trapped here because of work, family, and other obligations. What can I...
Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Stop Missing My Stop?

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Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Stop Missing My Stop?

Dear Literary Lady, Whenever I read on the train or the bus, I get so absorbed I miss my stop, I’m late to wherever I’m going, and then I have a...
Ask a Literary Lady: Help! I Need to Fake My Book Club Reading!

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Ask a Literary Lady: Help! I Need to Fake My Book Club Reading!

Dear Literary Lady, HELP! I have a book club meeting tonight and I didn’t read the book! How do I cover my tracks and ensure I’m not excommunicated...
I Hated Reading in School, I Want to Love it Now

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I Hated Reading in School, I Want to Love it Now

Literary Lady is on vacation this week, but here’s a favorite question from the archives! Dear Literary Lady, I hated reading in school. I was a slow...

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The Book Nerd’s Guide to Recommending Books to Coworkers

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The Book Nerd’s Guide to Recommending Books to Coworkers

Welcome to the Book Nerd’s Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose...

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