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When Balancing Your Life Feels Like Skating on Thin Ice

In "Slammed," Dixie and Eli must manage their careers and their personal lives—a delicate balance the author is all too familiar with.

By Victoria Denault

First Read: Fear of Flying, by Erica Jong

Jong's ferocious take on female sexuality, independence, and infidelity is still striking to new readers, 44 years after it was first published.

By Carolyn Cox

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