Tag: sisterhood

Circles of Friends

Published: May 6, 2009 | Last Updated: August 11, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Some women have the good fortune of having a circles of friends with a shared history

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Bonding when things go bad

Published: February 3, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Updated February 25, 2009 To read an update on the DABA girls who seem to have "exaggerated" their story to the New York Times, see this post in Newsweek.   Whether the “excuse” is a book group, cooking club, or knitting circle—women characteristically gravitate towards one another not only to share interests but also to […]

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Friendship by the Book: Cancer is a Bitch

Published: January 14, 2009 | Last Updated: March 5, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

“I’m part of a club I didn’t mean to join,” writes Gail Konop Baker, author of Cancer is a Bitch. Read an interview with the author.

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Friendship by the Book: Friday Nights

Published: January 3, 2009 | Last Updated: August 27, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

They were women, of different ages and stages of life, who formed an amazing but unlikely sisterhood. The diverse group—that numbered only six—included women who were single, married, divorced, and widowed; unemployed, working at home, working away from home, and retired; with and without children. They came together on Friday nights drawn to the pleasures […]

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Women who bicker over books

Published: December 9, 2008 | Last Updated: December 9, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A recent article in the New York Times, Fought Over Any Good Books Lately?, by Joanne Kaufman recounted the story of a woman, named Jocelyn Bowie, who was invited to join a book club shortly after she moved back to Indiana. She had hoped she could find a sisterhood of women in the group with […]

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with the author of The Professors’ Wives’ Club

Published: October 23, 2008 | Last Updated: February 8, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

The Professors’ Wives’ Club revolves around four women, so different from one another that they might even appear unlikely as friends.

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