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Gloria Steinem talks to Roxane Gay about her new memoir, My Life on the Road

Gloria Steinem never stops moving. Over the course of her decades-long career, the mother of second-wave feminism and Ms. Magazine cofounder has advocated for women’s rights around the world, whether by posing as a Playboy bunny in Hugh Hefner’s New York club or protecting prostitutes in India. She also put in time on Adlai Stevenson’s […]

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History buff Sarah Vowell looks at the Revolutionary War through the eyes of a young French marquis who fought in it

You can’t beat Sarah Vowell for quirky chronicles of American history’s dark side. Her previous books include Assassination Vacation, in which she road trips to places where U.S. presidents were offed while in office. Her radio stories for This American Life include a retracing of the Trail of Tears. Now the contributor to Salon, McSweeney’s, […]