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Amy Reiter, a former editor and senior writer for Salon, has written for The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post Book World, Glamour, Marie Claire, Wine Spectator, and American Journalism Review, among other publications.

Judy Blume: Flight Paths and Trigger Warnings

INTERVIEW

Judy Blume: Flight Paths and Trigger Warnings

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Talking with the legendary writer of "In the Unlikely Event" about junior high, the winter in which three planes crashed in her hometown, and receiving the best reviews of her career at age 77. A...
Clancy Martin: Everyone Is So Untrue

HUMAN NATURE

Clancy Martin: Everyone Is So Untrue

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Does everyone lie to the ones they love? Clancy Martin thinks so.
Sonic Boom: Trevor Cox and ‘The Sound Book’

Interviews

Sonic Boom: Trevor Cox and ‘The Sound Book’

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The acoustic engineering professor on how we hear, preserving our ears, and the pursuit of aural wonders.

The Summit:  Rebecca Mead on My Life in Middlemarch

Interviews

The Summit: Rebecca Mead on My Life in Middlemarch

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Why George Eliot's Victorian life still instructs -- and delights.

Kelle Hampton: "The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful"

Interviews

Kelle Hampton: "The Good, the Bad, the Beautiful"

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The author of a new memoir about parenting a child born with Down syndrome talks about learning to change her worldview, one day at a time.

Busy Monsters

Reviews & Essays

Busy Monsters

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In the pursuit of love, a hapless hero goes hunting Bigfoot.

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

Reviews & Essays

Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?

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The Aerosmith singer's memoir offers self-reflection and self-promotion in equal measure, and at full volume.

No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

Reviews & Essays

No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

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From the author of Praying for Sheetrock, the story of her life with a unusually large, lively household.

Molly Ringwald

Interviews

Molly Ringwald

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Molly Ringwald on writing the book she wished was there when she turned forty.

Kapitoil

Reviews & Essays

Kapitoil

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A Qatari computer whiz tries to reprogram himself as an American financial genius.
Making Toast

Reviews & Essays

Making Toast

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A family regroups, and grandparents must re-learn old roles, in Roger Rosenblatt’s touching memoir.
Committed

Reviews & Essays

Committed

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The author of Eat, Pray, Love traces her circuitous route back to the altar.