The Gin Closet

BY debbie in Books

The characters and situations in The Gin Closet feel familiar; close cousins to the women who populate Lifetime movies, sad songs, and countless other ... Read More
In this breezy biography, Shelley Emling uncovers the life of fossil hunter and tongue-twister muse Mary Anning, who, in selling "seashells by the seashore," discovered the first complete skeleton of an ... Read More
In this lively critique, scholar Susan J. Douglas debunks the myth of a post-feminist society, stating that women are actually living in a time of "enlightened sexism"-a seductive form of patriarchy that encourages women to behave as sex objects in celebration of their alleged sexual ... Read More
On a road trip across the country, photographer and writer Shreve Stockton falls under the dizzying spell of Wyoming's beatific landscapes and peaceful ... Read More
What do you do when you've been raised as a vegetarian but are told as an adult, by a doctor, that the only way left to treat your persistent, debilitating exhaustion is to eat ... Read More
Brooklyn, NY, foodie Cathy Erway turned a pretty gimmicky idea into a really cool blog: Not Eating Out in New York chronicled the 20-something's two-year decision to consume no take-out or restaurant-made meals while living in the culinary capital of the U.S. (Though she's loosened up her dietary restrictions, the blog still documents her home-cooking adventures, making it a great resource for ... Read More