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5 Women in Literature Who Are Total Bosses

The author of Like She Owns the Place spotlights leading ladies who changed their own stories.

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Somebody's Daughter author David Bell reveals the most crucial component for building suspense.

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On Attempting to Be an Ally

The House of Rougeaux author talks the uncomfortable—and necessary—foundation of allyship.

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The author of Proust's Duchess reveals the real-life women who crafted themselves into living legends.

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The author of Visible Empire spotlights the casts of characters she can't forget.

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What Is It About Frenemies?

The frenemy relationship is popular literature, but why? Author Karen White explores.

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When locals and outsiders collide at the Hamptons, anything can happen.

By JUDY BLUNDELL • 2 months ago