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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7 Tips For Creating A Little Free Library Your Whole Neighborhood Will Enjoy

With over 50,000 libraries in more than 70 countries around the world, chances are you’ve stumbled across a Little Free Library before — you might even be a Little Free Library steward yourself. These adorable, birdhouse-style “take a book, return a …
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12 Books About Natural Disasters And The Lives Affected By Them

Since long before the days of Doppler radar and cable networks dedicated entirely to the changing weather, humans have been fascinated by — and challenged with — extreme weather. Writers, artists, and makers have found inspiration in nature — the goo…
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10 Long Ass New Books To Help You Make The Most Of Fall Reading

In the life of a true blue book-lover, every season is a season for reading: those organizational and/or personal wellness books that always seem to pop up in January, the travel memoirs that sneak into your TBR pile around spring break, July’s never…
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Hillary Clinton's Post-Election Reading List Is Just As Amazing As You'd Expect

In Hillary Clinton’s just-released memoir, What Happened, out Sept. 12 from Simon & Schuster, the former presidential candidate opens with the election loss that devastated voters and Americans everywhere — not least of all, HRC herself. But Clinton …
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Let Hillary Clinton Explain Why Misogyny Is "Darker" & More Toxic Than Sexism

In her new memoir, What Happened, out from Simon & Schuster on Sept. 12, Hillary Clinton shares all the ins and outs of the U.S. presidential election that still has American citizens and folks around the world scratching their heads in confusion. An…
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Hillary Clinton's Phone Call To President Obama After Her Loss Will Break Your Heart

Hillary Clinton's much-anticipated new memoir, What Happened, landed on bookstore shelves Sept. 12. Readers who haven’t already gotten an early glimpse are undoubtedly eager for answers to the question that HRC herself has probably been asking since …
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How To Become A Part Of The Magical Book Organization That Emma Watson Loves

If you’re half as in love with Emma Watson as I am, then chances are you’ve caught an Instagram post or two of the actor secreting around global cities, hiding books on the London tube, Paris sidewalks, or New York City memorials. But the gal book-lo…
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9 Self-Care Books To Help You Recharge This Fall

Who isn’t in desperate need of a little more mindful self-care these days? I know I am, especially as summer winds down and I start to enter serious hibernation mode — but from keeping my cell phone ringer turned all the way up at nap time to resched…
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9 Debut Women Authors You're Going To Fall Hard For This Autumn

The list of things I love about fall is practically endless: the changing weather, Pumpkin Spice Lattés, the leaves turning color up and down the east coast, the not-so-distant memories of a brand new school year, more Pumpkin Spice Lattés and, of co…
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14 Book-Themed DIY Project To Add Some Literary Flavor To Your Space

Book-lover, I know what you’re thinking: when am I going to find the time to finish a DIY project while I still have all these books to read? Fair question, for sure; especially coming from someone whose TBR pile is probably stacked ceiling-high. But…
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7 Essential Books By And About Joan Didion, To Prepare For The Netflix Documentary

All the way back in October of 2014 Vogue magazine was the first to announce that a documentary about Joan Didion was officially on its way to screens near you — a not-surprising choice since Vogue was the magazine where Didion started her writing ca…
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This Banned Book Scavenger Hunt Is The Perfect Fall Adventure For Readers In D.C.

For book-lovers across the country, the month of September always plays host to Banned Books Week — a time for adding plenty of contested and controversial reads to your TBR pile. For Washington D.C.-based lovers of banned books, Sept. 5 marked the s…
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'I'm The One Who Got Away' Is A Memoir Every Modern Love Fan Needs To Read

Beginning with a personal essay published in the New York Times in 2012, writer and debut memoirist Andrea Jarrell has walked (or rather, written) the path many hardworking writers aspire to: one leading from celebrated Modern Love column to publishe…
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11 Literary Destinations You Need To Add To Your Fall Bucket List

Just because school is back in session (for those lucky folks, at least) and Pumpkin Spiced lattes have made their always-anticipated return to the Starbucks menu, it doesn’t mean that the season for travel is over. In fact, it might be just beginnin…
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9 Powerful Books Like 'Milk And Honey' To Pick Up When You Need Good Vibes

Since November of 2014, when poet Rupi Kaur’s then-self-published debut poetry collection, Milk and Honey, was released for the very first time, readers have not stopped talking about her — and with Kaur’s blend of spare verse, line drawings, and soc…
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Blackout Poetry Is A Fascinating Art Form You Can Try At Home Right Now

Chances are you’ve seen it before: a full page of text that looks like the world’s most hard-to-please editor went after it with a thick, black permanent marker, leaving only a smattering of visible words scattered across the page. Or, more simply pu…
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14 Literary Organizations That Support Writers Who Resist

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
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25 Books That Have Inspired Resistance Throughout The History Of America

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
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12 Brand New Poetry Collections That Will Make You Fall In Love With The Art Form

In case you haven’t heard, poetry isn’t just for your high school English class anymore. In a world littered with 140-character diatribes and live streams of information coming in quicker than we can process it all, people are turning to poetry in a …
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"Modern Love" Fans Are Going To Fall Head-Over-Heels For These 16 Books

Since October of 2004 readers have been flocking to the New York Times — not for the latest breaking scoop or political analysis (which the daily has been printing since all the way back in September of 1851) but for the Times’ weekly Modern Love col…
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