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From Literary Stardom to Going Broke: My Story
On the dark side of literary fame.
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On Being a High-Functioning Depressed Person
I was a star at work but it turned out to be a mask for a lot more.
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How an STD Landed Me on Welfare
In a matter of months, I lost my six-figure career, my luxury Hollywood apartment, everything—thanks to one conniving ex.
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I Was One of Those Insufferable Startup Snobs
You know, the kind who's all holier-than-thou about how their office has a ping pong table and happy hour every day?
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What It's Like to Be a Black Female Olympic Fencer
In a very white, very male-dominated sport.
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Gretchen Carlson's Lawyer Opens Up About Her Case, Sexual Harassment at Fox News, and Taking on the Most Powerful Man in Media
Nancy Erika Smith, who's representing Carlson in her suit against Roger Ailes, on the backstory you haven't heard.
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You're Better at Negotiating Than You Think You Are
Women get a bad rap when it comes to getting what we really want. Here's why that's BS.
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The Surprising Connections Between Swimming with Sharks and Talking to Famous People
Former E! host Ashlan Gorse Cousteau on diving with great whites.
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That Time I Stopped Explaining Myself—and Then Got Everything I Wanted
Writer Heather Havrilesky makes an earnest plea about shutting up.
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How My Twitter Travel Hack Led to Me Starring in My Very Own Show
And exactly how I did it.
Queen Latifah in New York City with raining money.
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What I Learned When I Won the $112 Million Lottery
Money changes things—fast.
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How Wearing All Black to Work Every Day Saved My Career
My uniform secret.
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