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In this timely book, author Nikki Stern asks, what is hope? What does it mean? How do we find it and will it make us happy? Following her husband’s death on 9/11, Nikki challenged herself to find meaning, even as she harbored doubts. Combining research and reflection, she’s...
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In 1985, when women's poetry was not as prevalent as it is today, Melissa Clark asks men to listen very, very hard to what women say about their own self-perception, and not how men, such as Heathcliff, Mr. Rochester, or Dr. Frankenstein have perceived them.  She asks that they listen as though...