Books

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Identical twins are one of nature’s most fascinating wonders. Two offspring, born of the same pregnancy, who look exactly alike; one can’t help but compare one sibling to the other.

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What scares us the most is what we remember. The moments in which we felt frightened, hesitant and uneasy are the moments that stick out to us, the events we remember years after the fact. It is what makes us uncomfortable that leaves a lasting mark. 

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About a third of the way through Jenny Offill’s second novel, “Dept.

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It is notable that not every piece of literature or media by and about women is feminist.

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In her collection of short stories, “Look How Happy I’m Making You,” Polly Rosenwaike captures the experience of motherhood from all angles.

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Sometimes it’s actually worth reading the jacket copy — a lot hides there.

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You’re probably aware of the trope where male writers try to write female characters but seem to think that body weight and breast size are adequate substitutes for personality traits.

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As enticing as a story about a manipulative mother who systematically poisons her daughter for years sounds, Stephanie Wrobel’s debut “Darling Rose Gold” manages to add an even more interesting wrinkle to this premise.

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“Mountaineering, madness, and the deadly race to the summit of the Himalayas.” The catchphrase on the cover of the novel “The World Beneath Their Feet” by Scott Ellsworth says it all. 

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“Lady Clementine” is one of Marie Benedict’s righteous novels focused on unearthing the untold stories of prominent women in history.