Posted on November 23, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Listicles are loved by many, and probably scorned by an equal number of people. So the headline "What If… Listicles...

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Posted on November 22, 2022 at 3:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In 1997, author Lucy Ferriss was on a winning streak. She'd won awards, a fellowship, and a teaching job with...

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Posted on November 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Former First Lady Michelle Obama's second book comes out tomorrow. The Light We Carry discusses the tough times in her...

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Posted on November 9, 2022 at 7:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Rebecca Solnit, fairly fresh off critical acclaim for her nonfiction accounting of George Orwell the gardener, has a new work...

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Posted on November 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lucy Ellmann's novel Ducks, Newburyport drew attention, not just because it landed on award lists (and won a few), but...

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Posted on November 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Listening to Blair Braverman will likely make you grateful for the creature comforts you enjoy pretty much constantly. She was...

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Posted on November 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Well, no wonder Judy Blume wrote about adolescence so compellingly. Turns out, unsurprisingly, she lived it in all of its...

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Posted on October 31, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Treat yourself to a free ghost story this Halloween. Adam Soto's latest collection, Concerning Those Who Have Fallen Asleep: Ghost...

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Posted on October 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poet Sylvia Plath both was born on this day and — obviously, years later — wrote a key poem ("Ariel,"...

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Posted on October 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We're on the eve of author Cormac McCarthy's double release. Tomorrow, The Passenger will come out, but its companion novel,...

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