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Best of the Web 01/16/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

In this Buzzfeed essay on her years as a publicist, Emily Gould reflects on the difficulty women face in the workplace, and how they are still struggling to break free from personality stereotypes, especially as authors. 

January 16, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 01/09/17

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

Are you looking for something different to read this January? Check out this list of small press books recommendations from Book Riot.

"9 Small Press Books to Read in January 2017"

January 9, 2017 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 12/19/16

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

With the end of the year comes the end-of-year book lists. Find new recommendations on this one from Literary Hub, including former Muse presenter Garth Greenwell. (This is why your holiday wishlist keeps getting longer.)

December 19, 2016 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life

Best of the Web 12/12/16

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

Ever try to start a baby-sitting business? You're not the only one. Thirty years later, The New Yorker reflects on the entrepreneurial girl-bosses from the Baby-Sitters Club series.

"The Feminist Legacy of the Baby-Sitters Club"

December 12, 2016 | GrubWrites

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Best of the Web 11/21/16

Twice a month, we feature our favorite literary links. As ever, we promise: You’ll laugh. You'll ponder. You won’t get any writing done.

 

It's a holiday week, and most of us are gearing up to endure the dueling joy and stress of spending time with family. Sink your teeth into Bustle's reading list for the holidays before your big meal, and rest assured: yours isn't the only crazy family out there.

November 21, 2016 | GrubWrites

The Writing Life