NEWSLETTER: In The Tidal Pool

Women in sport – a beginning

Did you know that Carrie Chapman Catt was more than a suffragist? I didn't, but now I do. Read on!
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Two sides of the coin

What readers want in a book is just one side of the coin. Writers look for something, too, and their quest needs to sustain them through years of research and writing.
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Summer reading

My reading list is idiosyncratic, a reflection of my personal interests and feelings. How did you decide what to read this summer?
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What we bring to art

We bring our personal experiences to the art we see, hear and read.
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In honor of Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day close at hand, I am devoting this newsletter to mothers – mine, yours, all of ours.
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A new writing of women’s history

Current events should lead us to a new way of thinking about women's history.
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Pub date is here!

Thanks for reading my newsletter these last months, and for reading this one where I share the news that pub date is here.
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Experiments with truth

It's cold in Boston as I write and I'm feeling cooped up. Maybe you are too. I don't have a magic fix but I think books can help.
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Baby quilts, army blankets and more

Like quilts and blankets, the history of America is composed of many strands.
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