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How Starting My Own Business Made Me a Better Woman

The founder of Noonday Collection shares the secrets she learned on the way to entrepreneurship.

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6 Free-Spirited Literary Fashionistas

Costume designer Alison Freer reveals the best-dressed ladies of lit who informed her personal style.

By ALISON FREER • 11 months ago
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7 Characters Who Make Their Own Luck

Karla Starr, expert on luck, parses the traits of protagonists who take fate into their own hands.

By KARLA STARR • 11 months ago

When Your Lover Shares Your Hue but Not Your Heritage

Lessons from Elizabeth Alexander's The Light of the World about love across the African diaspora.

By HANNAH GIORGIS • 11 months ago
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The Power of Immigrant Stories

The author of A River of Stars reflects on how untold stories lead to the loss of humanity.

By VANESSA HUA • 11 months ago
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Where Are All the “Strong Male Characters”?

The author of Blood Highway takes on the redundancy of the phrase "strong female characters."

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The Beauty of Bibliomemoirs

Nell Stevens admires the books that inspired her newest: The Victorian and the Romantic.

By NELL STEVENS • 12 months ago

14 Books Recommended by Fascinating Women

The founder of Passerbuys, a recommendation website for women, rounds up users' most-loved books.

By CLÉMENCE POLÈS • 12 months ago