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Getting REAL With the LEGEND, Author Katy Evans

Mara White | Posted 11.11.2015 | Books
Mara White

Katy Evans is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Real series and the Manwhore series. The much anticipated sixth book in the ...

A Bestselling Beach Read That Stands the Test of Time

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.01.2015 | Books
Off The Shelf

Yesterday, I tossed The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing into my beach bag. I first read Melissa Bank's debut novel when it came out sixteen years ago, and I remembered that some of the action takes place on Long Beach Island, where I am now.

How Long Do These Elite Marriages Last, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

According to the Census in 2009, the median length of a marriage lasted 20.9 years. A major factor that play into a long-lasting marriage include inco...

Do The Pressures of Upper Class Parenting Create Anxiety?

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Parenting in general causes anxiety, but imagine the pressure of a "mommy bonus" riding on your tail or your child getting into the most elite school ...

Are The Women of "Primates of Park Avenue" Positive Role Models To Children?

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

No two mothers are created equal, and author Wednesday Martin uncovered that in her newest memoir "Primates of Park Avenue." Digging deep into the eli...

Do Mothers Really Have A Choice To Go Back To Work? from Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Going back to work post-pregnancy can be tough. A lot of mothers in Manhattan's Upper East Side community have taken on the role of being a caretaker ...

Wednesday Martin Discusses The "Employer/Employee" Situation

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Could you imagine being an employee to your spouse? The lengths some women are going to in New York City's Upper East Side caught the eye of social re...

Talking "Mommynomics" with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

"Mommynomics" is a term you don't hear often, but should be discussed more often. Many women in society struggle with power relations and how their wo...

What Is A Wife Bonus? from Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Could you imagine receiving a bonus for being a good wife? For some New York City mothers, this is just another day in the life of living amongst Manh...

The Women of the Book "Primates of Park Avenue"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

The lifestyles of the rich and the famous can be interesting, but so can those living elite behind closed doors. Upper East Side life is no easy feat ...

Is Anyone Changing Because of "Primates of Park Avenue?"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Wednesday Martin's book "Primates of Park Avenue" is number two on the New York Times Bestsellers list, but has struck a nerve in many mothers and wom...

Being a Role Model To Children, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Being an exemplar role model for your child is important, but what happens when you have so much pressure on yourself as a parent that your bad habits...

Sex Segregation, with "Primates of Park Avenue" Author Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Ever walked into a dinner party and have seen men only seated with men and women seated only with women? Well, author and social researcher Wednesday ...

What Is The Allure For These Women, with Wednesday Martin

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Many would question why a woman would put herself through so much turmoil to be the perfect mother and wife, but Wednesday Martin didn't need much of ...

Wednesday Martin Discusses The Concept of Intensive Motherhood

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Motherhood can be tough, but have the added pressure of raising your child in a high-risk environment can be even worse on both the mother and child. ...

Author Wednesday Martin Visits Mondays With Marlo

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

What a pleasure it was to have New York Times Best Selling Author and Social Researcher Wednesday Martin stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss her new...

What's Inside Of The Book "Primates Of Park Avenue?"

Posted 07.06.2015 | Home

Although it's gained a lot of controversy for it's questionable continuity and facts, "Primates of Park Avenue" set out to explore the lives of women ...

Author Jamie Ford on the Real Place That Inspired Bestseller 'Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet'

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.28.2015 | Books
National Trust for Historic Preservation

"A silent character." That's how Jamie Ford, author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, describes the Panama Hotel, the titular National Treasure that grounds his bestselling novel. But the Panama is far from silent.

An Interview With a Visionary: Frank Schaeffer

Creston Davis | Posted 05.06.2015 | Books
Creston Davis

This past year I had the privilege of meeting Frank Schaeffer through our mutual friend, Peter Rollins. Frank quickly turned into a person I truly admire. He was the son of Francis Schaeffer, the Presbyterian pastor and cultural theorist that helped galvanized the Christian Right in America.

A Conversation with Jane Green

Emily Liebert | Posted 03.18.2015 | Books
Emily Liebert

"Initially from a bookkeeper we had employed who turned out to be dishonest, with a history of stealing we didn't discover until it was too late," Jane Green tells me.

A Second Act: Interview With Author Lesley Kagen

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 01.29.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

A lot of women are familiar with that empty nest feeling. Author Lesley Kagen used that feeling to start a whole new career as a writer. Her first book, New York Times bestseller, Whistling in the Dark (NAL/Penguin) was published when she was 57.

Hope, Friendship, and Intrigue: Nine Books to Keep You Company this Fall

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.26.2014 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Whether you are looking for something to restore your faith in humanity, spend some time with friends, or be immersed in a world of mystery and intrigue, here are some titles to keep you company this fall.

Julianne Moore Launches App for her Best Selling Children's Book Character Freckleface Strawberry

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Holly Cara Price

Julianne Moore's acting career began with theatre and television roles in the early-mid 1980's and has since soared to a rarified prominence that very few actors can lay claim to.

Some Advice for My Critics

Diane Ravitch | Posted 12.06.2013 | Books
Diane Ravitch

When women speak plainly and mince no words, they are abrasive, harsh, and just plain -- well -- rude. The same people who object to my tone waste no time denouncing me in abusive language.

Annual Fall Books Harvest

Jackie Reitzes | Posted 11.13.2013 | Books
Jackie Reitzes

While some people hail fall for the return of their favorite TV shows, and others look forward to the kickoff of football season or the first pages of the September issue, for me, fall is the best time of year to be a reader.