The Forgotten Lifestyle Star Who Taught Women of the 1930s How to 'Live Alone and Like It'

Bestsellers that are annoyingly ubiquitous one decade have a funny way of slipping out of the cultural consciousness over the next. It makes the history of publishing a rich site for pop cultural archeology. Case in point: Joanna Scutts’ new book, The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live…

I Read I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To So You Don't Have To

“Hmmm...” said the man behind the counter at McNally Jackson as he looked at the book I was buying while he rang up my purchase. There was the cover, loud and proud: I Suck at Relationships So You Don’t Have To: 10 Rules for Not Screwing Up Your Happily Ever After. “It’s for work,” I responded, with a high laugh I…

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