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Books to Help Inspire Your Inner Changemaker

Want to change the world, or change yourself? Beth Comstock, author of Imagine It Forward, offers up these titles for inspiration.

By BETH COMSTOCK  • 3 months ago
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What Having a Book Boyfriend Does for Your Marriage

The author of Intercepted talks fantasy, taboo, and the power of romance written for women by women.

By ALEXA MARTIN • 3 months ago
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Why Libraries Will Save the World (If We Let Them)

The author of Palaces for the People makes a case for libraries as the heart of our communities.

By ERIC KLINENBERG • 3 months ago
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Why Dropping Out of Grad School Was the Best Decision Ever

Sometimes realizing you're colossally in the wrong place means finding where you're meant to be.

By ARIEL KAPLAN • 3 months ago
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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.

By JESSICA HONEGGER • 4 months ago
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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 • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago