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The Colossus and Other Poems: April’s Book of the Month Giveaway!

“Widen the crannies,
Shoulder through holes. We
Diet on Water,
On crumbs of shadow,
Bland-mannered, asking
Little or nothing.”

- “Mushrooms,” from The Colossus and Other Poems


A poem expressing the worldly woes of our favorite fungi? Given our obsession …

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The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Our November Book of the Month

the heroine's bookshelf november book of the month modclothCongratulations to readers Leslie, Sarah, Kay, and Leire! Each of them have won a copy of Erin Blakemore’s The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Life Lessions, From Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder our November Book of the Month! I, like …

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Drinking at the Movies: Our September Book of the Month

Congratulations to readers Amanda, Katie, Alyssa, Jenn, and Katherine! Each of them won a copy of our September Book of the Month, the graphic memoir Drinking at the Movies by Julia Wertz. Drinking at the Movies isn’t your …

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No Place Like Home: A Memoir in 39 Apartments

I was not planning to read No Place Like Home while moving across the country. But like so much else in life, as playwright and author Brooke Berman explores in her memoir, sometimes things don’t always go according to plan.

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The Rhinestone Sisterhood: Win a Copy of Our Book of the Month!

What do crayfish, church buggies, and a Bayou Christmas have in common? All are things you could be Queen of in the state of Louisiana. Regions across the country proudly tout their specialties through annual festivals and fairs, along the …

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The Bag Lady Papers: Win a Copy of Our Book of the Month!

Alexandra Penney is pretty much the woman you wanted to be when you grew up. She’s held editor positions at Vogue, Glamour, and Self. She owns an Hermès Kelly bag. She spends afternoons painting in her SoHo …

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