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2013 Nobel Prize Winner: Alice Munro

By Eleanor Foa Dienstag
By Eleanor Foa Dienstag

Alice Munro's drama is largely that of the human heart—what used to be pigeonholed as “women’s fiction.” Munro transcended that genre decades ago. She had become an essential literary treasure and source of pleasure.

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The Lost Muses of The New Yorker

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
By Laura Baudo Sillerman

A boycott of The New Yorker? Surely there must be a more reasonable way. After all, women have always been its fairy godmothers, able to insert compassion as well as wit.

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A Quick Booknote from Laura Sillerman: Try A Short Story!

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Do you sometimes feel like everything's moving way too fast these days, including you? When can we ever find time to read that novel that's been glancing mournfully from the bedside?  Think short stories — those perfect miniatures of literature, so often overlooked in the wake of their boistrous big sister– the novel.  Women often find themselves long on interests…
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