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    Books: Knocked Down: A High-Risk Memoir by Aileen Weintraub

    If a late-twenties Aileen Weintraub hadn’t quit her job at a Manhattan-based children’s publishing company back in the year 2000 to work...

    Books: Breaking Dawn? How About Breaking Down. I’m So Glad This is Over.

    You didn’t think I was finished, did you? No, we’ve got one more round in the ring. This one goes out to arguably the...

    Books: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

    In my early twenties, I fell out of love with crime thrillers. After reading yet another book in the genre with a female character...

    Books: Places I’ve Taken My Body by Molly McCully Brown

    A poet by trade, Molly McCully Brown now turns her hand to memoir, using a series of essays to trace the year she spent...

    Books: Final Girls with the Final Word

      When we think of slashers, obviously Freddy, Michael, and Jason quickly come to mind, but beyond the masks and machetes, there is always a...

    Books: Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith

    I fell in love with Patti Smith’s music when I was nineteen. Her most widely known song, “Because the Night" from her 1978 album...

    Books: I Hated This One: An Eclipse Reread

    I knew this one was bad, but I wasn’t prepared for the avalanche of nausea Eclipse brought me this go-round. I fully had to...

    Books: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

    Persepolis is a graphic memoir written and illustrated by Marjane Satrapi. It is an emotional, informative, and humorous memoir about what it was like...

    Books: Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much

    Jen Winston’s debut essay collection, Greedy: Notes from a Bisexual Who Wants Too Much, begins with a scene in which she is gazing at...

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    Books: I Hated This One: An Eclipse Reread

    I knew this one was bad, but I wasn’t prepared for the avalanche of nausea Eclipse brought me this go-round. I fully had to...

    The Tree of Life

    I just wanted to be in my car, with the windows up, listening to anything—a podcast, a book on tape, a wailing cat in heat—anything other than the sound of these voices in this clearing.

    Books: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

    Persepolis is a graphic memoir written and illustrated by Marjane Satrapi. It is an emotional, informative, and humorous memoir about what it was like...