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Ten Questions for Lisa Genova

By Women's Voices For Change
1.  What are you working on now? I’m writing my second novel, Left Neglected. This is a story about a woman in her mid-thirties who is like so many women I know today—multi-tasking all day long, trying to be everything to everyone at work and at home, trying to succeed at everything, spread extremely thin. One typical morning, racing in her…
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Books · Marriage & Life Partners

Joyce Carol Oates on grief’s hard comedy

By Chris Lombardi
Unlike her thirty-seven other books, the new collection by the iconic Joyce Carol Oates emerged under a shadow: that of her beloved husband Raymond J. Smith, editor of the Ontario Review, and of a marriage that lasted than 40 years. This week, Oates told Florida reporter Chauncey Mabe that her usually-indomitable writing process had been slowed by the loss quite…
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Books

Ten Questions for Jean Hanff Korelitz

By Womens Voices for Change
1.  What are you working on now? I’m promoting my new novel, ADMISSION, which is set in the Princeton admissions office, and trying not to freak out as my 17 year old daughter gets ready to apply to college. 2.  What was your biggest challenge completing your current project? Doing justice to the cultural hot spots that Ivy League admissions…
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Books · News

Midlife transforms, in large wars and small: Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love James Tiptree, Jr.

By Chris Lombardi
– by Chris Lombardi It’s a voice I hardly remember not having heard: the writer in the edgy science-fiction anthologies, the voice cool as ice, the material borderline radical. Not a writer I much liked at first, but the stories stayed with me: “The Girl Who was Plugged In” (turned later into an episode of Paradox), whose plaintive cyborg “Delphi”…
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