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  1. reading women
    Cristina Henríquez on the Book That Broke Something Open“When I read The House on Mango Street, it was suddenly like, Oh, this is literature, too.”
  2. reading women
    Vivian Gornick on the Book That Made Her a Personal EssayistThe Little Virtues shows how an essay “can make you feel the wonderment of being alive.”
  3. reading women
    Mary Karr on the Book That Showed Her the Power of ColdnessThe Lover, by Marguerite Duras, is “beyond anything that I as a writer could do.”
  4. reading women
    Katie Roiphe on the Book That Gives Her the Courage to Be Unlikable Janet Malcolm “dismantles everyone’s pretensions right in front of you.”
  5. reading women
    Alexandra Kleeman on the Book That Makes Her Feel Extra AlertDictee, by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, “re-creates the experience of being new to language.”
  6. reading women
    Claire Vaye Watkins on the Book That Changed HerThe Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin.
  7. reading women
    Angela Flournoy on the Book That Changed HerBeloved by Toni Morrison.
  8. reading women
    Yiyun Li on the Book That Changed HerThe Aubrey Trilogy by Rebecca West.
  9. shelf improvement
    If the Internet Has Melted Your Brain, Try My Demented Reading StrategyYou, too, can read 17 books at once.
  10. recommendations
    Where Do You Buy Comfy-Slutty Underwear in a World Without American Apparel?A few solid options.
  11. shelf improvement
    8 Great Books to Read While You’re Stuck NursingThe books I devoured while hormonal and sleep-deprived.
  12. shelf improvement
    6 Graphic Novels to Make You CryFrom Alison Bechdel to Jillian Tamaki.
  13. recommendations
    The Destination I Cannot Stop Thinking (or Talking) AboutWelcome to Froggyland.
  14. recommendations
    Go Buy a Treadmill Desk Right NowIt keeps you from feeling like you’re dying all the time.
  15. recommendations
    31 Artists Teamed Up for an Exhibit That Celebrates Women’s Love for SportsAt Fort Gansevoort in NYC, an exhibit investigates sports fanaticism through the female gaze.
  16. take that karl ove
    This Book Is the Female Answer to KnausgaardAnd GUESS WHAT: It’s under 200 pages.
  17. recommendations
    Take a Deep Dive Into Bizarre Celebrity Gossip With This PodcastThis Week Had Me Like brings you news of Adrien Brody’s art and Jon Bon Jovi’s pasta sauce.
  18. everything happens so much
    Why These Recipe Videos Are Taking Over Your Facebook WallAn interesting new method of self-care.
  19. slouching towards bethlehem
    Why I Love My Sitting DeskThe old trend becomes new again.
  20. recommendations
    This Terrible Self-Help Book Is Actually Making Me a Better ArtistJoin me: Surrender to The Artist’s Way.
  21. recommendations
    Are You Baby-Curious?What to read (and watch) when you’re expecting to be expecting.
  22. endorsements
    Gwyneth Paltrow Endorses Naomi Wolf’s VaginaBook club.