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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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