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Melissa Radke shares a list of books to celebrate her memoir,
Eat Cake. Be Brave. ...more
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Rumpus editors recommend books that shed light on what it means to live with mental illness.
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Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter. ...more
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The Read Along is a new column that offers a glimpse into the reading habits of real-life writers. Our first installment features Kelsey Miller, author of the memoir
Big Girl and columnist at Refinery29. ...more
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Jenny Lawson talks about her second memoir,
Furiously Happy, mental illness, and growing up in small-town Texas. ...more
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