E. Ce Miller is a writer, activist, feminist, and yoga instructor. She writes about books for Bustle, helps women raise their voices with the Afghan Women's Writing Project, and mentors with PEN America. Her mother thinks her hair's a mess.

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Read These Books Before They Come To The Screen This Year

If you were as captivated by HBO’s recently concluded mini-series, Big Little Lies (based on the bestselling novel of the same name, written by Liane Moriarty) as I was, then you’re probably just itch...
By E. Ce Miller

The "Long" Books To Finish Before The End Of 2017

Have you ever wondered what really distinguishes a "long" book from all the other moderately lengthy books currently stacked on your shelves? Does the category of truly long book only extend to the le...
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'The Book Of Joan' Is An Apocalyptic Joan Of Arc Story — In Space

Lidia Yuknavitch knows her new novel is weird. She says as much, when I call her on a Friday afternoon in late March, to talk about this latest novel The Book of Joan. It’s one of the first things she...
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13 Literary Businesses Run By Women

Lately, there has been a whole lot of talk about whose voices are most welcome this world, whose voices are amplified the loudest, who is invited to sit (and speak) at the decision-making table, and, ...
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Must-Read New Collections To Pick Up This Nat'l Poetry Month

Each year in April, millions of readers, writers, publishers, students, educators, booksellers, and purveyors of all-things-poetic collaborate over what’s been called the largest literary celebration ...
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This New Book Box Is A Totally Unique Literary Experience

Hey book-lovers, there’s a new book box service in town — one that will totally step up your reading game, and take that author obsession of yours to a whole new level. It’s called ODE Box, and believ...
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Here's How You Can Celebrate Nat'l Poetry Month This April

Poetry lovers — it’s that time of year again! April marks the 21st annual National Poetry Month, a month-long celebration of poetry and the fabulous folks who read it, write it, publish it, teach it i...
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'Waking Lions' Is A Moral Thriller You Won't Forget

Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s novel, Waking Lions, is more than your guilty-pleasure thriller — although its twists and turns will keep you in suspense until the last page. Translated from the original Hebre...
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8 Ways To Get More Reading Done In 2017

I don’t know about you, but for me, there are never, ever enough hours in the day for all the reading I want to do. (The fact that I could pretty much spend all day reading and still want to read more...
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11 Books About The History Of The Women's Movement

Last week, Women’s March announced the fifth action of their Ten Actions in 100 Days campaign — a direct response to the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, which began with the march in Wash...
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A Book-Lover's Guide To Paris

Oh mon Dieu, Paris. The book lover in me loves Paris — deeply. And you will too (if you don’t already) after checking out this book-lover’s guide to Paris; filled with everything from the best booksto...
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7 Ways To Make Your Reading More Inclusive

As I well know, like a lot of you other bookworms out there, it’s easy to get stuck in a reading habit: often gravitating towards the same authors, the same genres, the same publishers and subjects; f...
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The New Travel Memoirs You Need To Read In 2017

I hear spring break is just around the corner — is this true? Are tens of thousands of teens and young adults younger than I getting ready to jet off to fabulous locations across the globe without me?...
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10 True Crime Books That Will Keep You Up At Night

There’s something uncomfortably borderline-voyeuristic about reading true crime books. Such books are not, after all, thrillers or mysteries wherein the suffering is fictional and the thief/kidnapper/...
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Jessica Valenti On Feminism In The Age Of Trump

“It was strange to have just written a book about sexual objectification and the impact of sexism on women’s lives, and then have a Donald Trump presidency happen. It was surreal, almost,” writer Jess...
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The Most Beautiful Sentences In Jane Austen Novels

If you’re a fan of Jane Austen (and honestly, isn’t most every book lover?) then you already know the 19th century novelist wrote more than beautiful love stories (albeit filled with irony, humor, soc...
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'The Family Gene' & One Woman's Mysterious Illness

As even the most seasoned memoirist will tell you, committing one’s family story to print is never easy. When that story involves a potentially-fatal genetic mutation — one that literally has you and ...
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Protest Poetry Collection Donates Proceeds To PP

At a time when writers and poets are questioning the role of art in politics — while yet finding greater urgency behind the art they create — one new anthology seeks to reinforce poetry's role in the ...
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'A Day Without A Woman' Poems To Reflect On

Each year, International Women's Day recognizes the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women all over the world, but International Women’s Day 2017 calls for even stronger actio...
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11 Works Of Fiction To Inspire Your Resistance

As long as there have been artists and writers, there have been artists and writers who inspire political dissent — including the authors of these works of fiction that will inspire you to resist now....
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