Humor & other nonfiction

Rabid: Are You Crazy About Your Dog Or Just Crazy?

Rabid, a look at our over-the-top dog culture, is the Jon Stewart of dog books, or maybe the Rin Tin Tin of people books. An illustrated survey of everything from doggy tutus to the history of canine worship.

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30 Things Every Woman Should Have And Know

Based on the infamous Glamour List, with an introduction and essay (as well as the original list) by Pamela Redmond Satran and contributions by amazing women from Taylor Swift to Liz Smith.

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The Observer

Satran’s new column for the Observer, The A Word, casts a wry eye on everything age-related – old, young, and the dreaded in-between..

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The Huffington Post

Jonathan Franzen Is Eating My Lunch

Guy writers aren’t content with getting all the money, the fame, the prizes. Now they want my Barbies.

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The New York Times

‘Inspiration Lives on Where Writers Dwelled’

Satran loves visiting writers’ houses, standing in the very room where Jane Austen wrote Sense & Sensibility or Mark Twain balanced writing and family.

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The Daily Beast

How Macha Are You?

Satran has written several pieces for The Daily Beast. This one is an investigation of the New Machisma..

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‘Does This Cocktail Make Me Look Old’

How’s this for a great assignment: Go to a cool bar with three of your closest girlfriends and sample as many different cocktails as possible. Write about what happens.

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