Guest Post: *Mothers of Contention and the Money Wars* by Meg Wolitzer

I’m pleased to offer this guest post written by Meg Wolitzer, a Manhattanite and the author of eight novels, including The Position, The Wife, and The Ten-Year Nap (review).  Her short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories and The Pushcart Prize.  (Photo credit: Jennifer S. Altman for the New York Times)

Guest post by Jennie Shortridge, author of *Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe*

I am so pleased that Jennie Shortridge offered to write a guest post for She is Too Fond of Books!  I reviewed Jennie’s most recent novel, Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe here.  In this essay, she tells about the powerful message that women readers can send to publishers.  Jennie shares some [...]

Guest Post and Spotlight on Bookstores by Kathleen McCleary, author of *House & Home*

In an interview on the Voice website, Kathleen McCleary indicates that Coffee@home, Ellen Flanagan’s coffee-and-home-funishings shop in the novel House & Home, is based on a local independent coffee shop in Virginia.  I wondered if “Hole in the Wall Books”, a setting in the novel,  had roots in a real bookstore.  Kathleen offered to write a guest [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: Constellation Books; Reistertown, Maryland

This week’s Spotlight on Bookstores is written by Heather, a wife, mom, and avid reader.  She reviews a wide variety of books at her blog Age 30 – A Year of Books and also posts with her kiddo about their Mom & Son Book Club. In addition to running a fabulous in-real-life book club, Heather [...]

Guest Post: The Long End of Short Stories

Earlier I wrote a post about short stories and the challenges my book group has had when we’ve attempted to discuss them.  I was pleased to get a very insightful response from Christopher Meeks, a playwright, columnist, and published author of four children’s books, a novel, and two collections of short stories, The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea and [...]

Guest Post: Phyllis Zimbler Miller, author of Mrs. Lieutenant


Phyllis Zimbler and Mitchell Miller at the Coronation Ball at Michigan State University on Saturday, November 18, 1967, sponsored by the Cadet Officers Club and the Arnold Air Society.





The U.S. Army as a Foreign Culture

Guest Post by Phyllis Zimbler Miller



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