The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships

The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships

by Hilary Black

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Overview

The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships by Hilary Black

Money. It affects us all. So why is it so difficult for us to acknowledge its enormous impact on our private affairs?

In this riveting and provocative anthology of original essays, more than two dozen of America's most esteemed women writers share their deepest feelings about personal finance and how it profoundly influences their relationships with parents, children, spouses, siblings, lovers, and ultimately with themselves. Witty, nuanced, and startlingly intimate, The Secret Currency of Love offers a transformative look at the delicate nature of love and money while providing fascinating insight into how a modern generation of women is defining itself in the new social economy.

Contributors include Leslie Bennetts • Veronica Chambers • Julia Glass • Lori Gottlieb Kathryn Harrison • Sheri Holman • Ann Hood • Karen Karbo • Dani Shapiro • Amy Sohn

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061560972
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/29/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

During her career as an editor in books and magazines, Hilary Black has held positions at Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, More magazine (where she was a founding editor), and Tango magazine (as editor in chief). She lives with her husband in New York City.

What People are Saying About This

Beth Kobliner

“Funny, insightful and brutally honest, this book is Sex & The City meets The Wall Street Journal, with a sprinkle of Dostoevsky. Hilary Black has inspired stellar writers to wax poetic (and at times, hilariously pathetic) on the last taboo: money. Juicy, smart, dramatic and insightful—an addictive read.”

Stacy Morrison

“Everyone wants to know their worth, in both love and money — but the lessons lie in the tension between the two. The women who authored this incredible collection of essays dare to get inside that conflict and unpeel the complicated truths that make up our life stories.”

Liz Lange

“Deeply honest and scandalously revealing, THE SECRET CURRENCY OF LOVE offers a mirror into our own complicated feelings about money and relationships—and every woman who reads it will see herself in its pages. You won’t be able to put it down!”

Cathi Hanauer

“The most interesting anthology I’ve seen in years. I read it with fascination, to the very last page.”

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