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“The Bachelor”‘s Courtney Robertson Writing Memoir

Courtney Robertson, season 16 winner of “The Bachelor” with Ben Flajnik, landed a book deal for a memoir called I Didn’t Come Here To Make Friends: Confessions Of A Reality

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2013 - 10:40 am

Literature Bro David Gilmour Isn’t Sexist, He Was Just Busy Speaking French When He Said Women Writers Suck

“I was having a conversation, in French, with a colleague while this young woman was doing this interview. So these were very much tossed-off remarks. … [T]his is a young…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Literature Bro David Gilmour Doesn’t Teach Books Written By Women: “If You Want Women Writers Go Down The Hall”

“I’m not interested in teaching books by women. Virginia Woolf is the only writer that interests me as a woman writer, so I do teach one of her short stories.

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2013 - 2:15 pm

Maya Angelou Honored With Prestigious Literary Award

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings author Dr. Maya Angelous will be awarded the Literarian Award, a sorta lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation. [AP]

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2013 - 7:30 pm

This Post Is For That One Person At Book Club Who Never Finishes The Book

When I was in a book club, I only finished the chosen books about half the time. So I feel you, Taryn Manning (yup, Pennsatucky from “Orange Is The New…

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Study: 50 Shades Of Grey “Perpetuates” Abusive Relationships

50 Shades Of Grey is still a thing people are talking about, I guess?  But the latest news isn’t casting rumors for the big screen adaption of E.L. James’ kinky…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Samantha Gailey Geimer, Raped At 13 By Roman Polanski, Publishes Memoir

In 1977, the filmmaker Roman Polanski asked the mother of a 13-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey if he could photograph her daughter for French Vogue. The mom agreed and the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2013 - 12:40 pm

25 Books You Should Read While You’re Single

Why say “single” like it’s a bad thing? One of the great perks of being unattached is the free time — time that can be spent catching up on all…

Lilit Marcus | July 4, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Fans Want To Pay George RR Martin To Finish Game Of Thrones Book Soon

Sorry, nerds, but as of this writing, only $107 out of $2 million has been raised to “reward” author George RR Martin for finishing Book 6 of the Song…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2013 - 8:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Jo Piazza, Author Of Love Rehab: A Novel In 12 Steps

Have you been watching every episode of “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” since way back? Us, too. Have you been just a little disappointed and confused and, oh why don’t…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2013 - 3:01 pm

Nominated CIA Deputy Avril Haines Is Into Some Sexy Stuff

When the only other “Avril” the world has known is a time-warped punk star, what else did you expect, Mr. President? Apparently, the newly nominated deputy director of the CIA,…

Alyson Penn | June 13, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Mommie Dearest: On Having An Only Child

When I first read a review of Lauren Sandler’s new book, One and Only: The Freedom Of Having An Only Child And The Joy Of Being One , I was hopeful.

Avital Norman Nathman | June 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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