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Man’s Search for Meaning

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
The most helpful insight of Viktor Frankl, psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor: “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
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The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, we share some of the best travel memoirs written by women that excellently illustrate the beauty of the genre.
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The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five: Our picks for riveting biographies and memoirs about the brilliant and revolutionary lives of 20th and 21st century women.
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The Pleasure of Summer Reading: Jennifer Haigh

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

If you want to have a string of intensely enjoyable summer afternoons, I suggest you spend them in Bakerton, PA. A has-been coal town in western Pennsylvania, this place and its various residents is the subject of a series of novels by Jennifer Haigh. One of the most interesting things about Haigh’s writing is the way she shows how small twists and turns, minor mistakes, or missteps can make all the difference in what follows.

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Book Review: ‘Because of Sex’

By Diane Vacca
By Diane Vacca

“Sadly, [Fox News commentator Gretchen] Carlson's suit follows a time-worn pattern: supervisor propositions subordinate, subordinate refuses, supervisor makes subordinate's life a misery.”

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