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“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” – Nora Ephron, 1941-2012

Tweet Essayist and filmmaker Nora Ephron has died. Nora Ephron was a giant. Ephron wrote the screenplay for “Silkwood”, best known as the writer of the seminal romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally” and wrote and directed the wildly successful (and still one of my favorites) “You’ve Got Mail”. If you haven’t seen “Silkwood”, please [...]
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Political fictions

TweetWe are gifted with a President who can write. A kind of chronicle of a president foretold, Obama beat any biographer to the punch in penning his first book, Dreams from My Father, nearly twenty years ago. I remember reading that book review, obliquely, noting in my notebook as a “summer read.” I didn’t get [...]
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Win a copy of So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman

TweetThis week, Cara Hoffman’s debut novel So Much Pretty comes out in paperback, and today, we are giving away copies of this remarkable book to five lucky Feministing readers. I reviewed So Much Pretty last year: … this is a book about how every one of us colludes in rape culture. It’s about how we [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Mother, Stranger

Tweet I’ve written about Cris Beam’s books before. Her last book, I Am J, was a young adult novel featuring a young Puerto-Rican trans character. Cris’s new book is actually a release from a new publishing company that is putting its eggs all into the digital basket. The Atavist, has created a new publishing platform [...]
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