04/30/2013 08:21 am ET Updated Jun 30, 2013

Men Read Jane Austen, Stephenie Meyer, and Ursula K. Le Guin

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Do men read books by women? Do men read books about women? The answer, as Slate's Ester Bloom says, is "sure." To point to just the most obvious example: you don't sell as many books as J.K. Rowling does without appealing to men, women, and children of all ages.

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