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Because of Sex
Gillian Thomas

In honor of Women's History Month, here is a special excerpt from Gillian Thomas' Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women's Lives at Work. 

Donald Robertson

Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius, discusses 4 strategies for managing pain and illness.

Someday Is Not A Day in the Week
Sam Horn

Sam Horn, author of SOMEDAY Is Not A Day in the Week, provides a system for identifying factors in your life that are contributing to—and compromising—your happiness.

The Darkest Year
William K. Klingaman,

William K. Klingaman, author of The Darkest Year, describes the afternoon when the news of the Pearl Harbor attack broke in Washington D.C. and New York City. 

Chris Power, Writing For,

As a father of two young girls, author Chris Power has watched "The Sound of Music" enough to start wondering about the origins of the word "flibbertigibbet"—as in, "How do you find the word that means Maria?/A flibbertigibbet! A will-o'-the wisp! A clown."

Grist Mill Road
Christopher J. Yates, Writing For,

Christopher J. Yates is the author of the novels "Black Chalk" and "Grist Mill Road." Neither book uses quotation marks. In this guest post, he explains why. 

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