Giving a friend amazing books can be like handing her the wisdom and comic relief of brilliant women she may never actually meet. I've compiled a list of eight books (all published within the last three years) that every woman should give her best friend and the reasons why.
I wear slips under dresses and send hand-written thank you notes. I don't discuss bodily functions in mixed company and consider it an honor to be asked for a recipe after a dinner party. In sum: I was raised a good girl. And it is damn frustrating.