By Lilit Marcus

Lilit Marcus is the author of Save the Assistants (Hyperion), plus some stuff for the Wall Street Journal, Glamour, The Atlantic, and The Jewish Daily Forward. Her cat's name is Brisket.

  1. In 2013, I made a small but very personal resolution – that I would spend the year reading only books written by women. 12 months and 40 books later, I published a piece on Flavorwire.com about the project and how it had affected my life. I merely hoped that a couple of people would be touched by the story and also decide to actively read more books by female authors, thus making small strides…

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