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Cynthia Kling

Entries by Cynthia Kling

Restoring a House in the City: An Interview With Ingrid Abramovitch

(3) Comments | Posted November 11, 2009 | 3:42 PM

When I was writing The Adventuress column for Domino, Ingrid Abramovitch was employed at our big sister publication House and Garden doing wonderful features on interior designers like Roy McMakin and Kelly Wearstler. Domino staffers always thought of HG in slightly competitively terms - maybe they were a little glossier,...

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First Time Novelist Breaks All Rules with a Winner

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2008 | 2:55 PM

How Far is the Ocean from Here by Amy Shearn has to be the weirdest, funniest saddest road novel I've ever read. A single, confused 20-something, named Susannah Prue, agrees to surrogate for a pair of cozy yuppies. As the due date nears, she panics and eventually finds herself...
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Interview with Susan Squire, author of I Don't: A Contrarian History of Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2008 | 5:43 PM

Read Susan Squire's highly entertaining new social history, I Don't: A Contrarian History of Marriage (Bloomsbury) and you will finally understand how we got ourselves into this mess. As it turns out, the mess has been several thousand years in the making. It's rooted in the tenacious but ultimately futile...

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Interview with Janice Marx About Her Daughter's Novel

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2007 | 10:02 AM

As a kid, did you ever finish a book and want to call one of the characters? Find out more, keep the story going a little longer, hear how they sounded on the phone? It's not such a far-fetched idea; novelists base their characters on friends and relatives. When I...

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