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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.

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Anne Carson can come across as a writer with no clear lineage or influences — even as she references the work of other authors, her poetry and prose seem to float relatively free of clear affiliation to any contemporary literary trend.

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Breaking news: school shooting. 

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Warning: “Dear Edward” is not meant for the faint-hearted or anyone with a fear of flying.