Lillie Gardner is a writer of prose and screenplays in St. Paul, Minnesota. She loves literary fiction and memoir—both to read and to write—and is particularly excited about quirky Midwestern stories and women's history. When she's not writing or reading, she's usually teaching piano, taking her cat Ava Gardner for a stroll or chasing after the newest vegan eats in the Twin Cities.
book cover of Foreverland by Heather Havrilesky featuring a 1950s-style illustrated white woman in a man's embrace
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Book Review: Foreverland by Heather Havrilesky

Heather Havrilesky’s Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage is more than just a memoir about marriage. As its title suggests, the book is a no-holds-barred deep dive into what really happens in that slow stringing together of day-to-day life that is the reality of “happily ever after.” Outrageously hilarious and deeply vulnerable, Foreverland is …

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A picture of author A.E. Copenhaver and a picture of novel My Days of Dark Green Euphoria
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Author Interview: A.E. Copenhaver

In A.E. Copenhaver’s debut novel, an overwhelmed environmentalist named Cara finds unexpected—and ethically questionable—relief in her boyfriend’s carefree mother Millie. My Days of Dark Green Euphoria is simultaneously a wild ride of an adventure tale and an important exploration of eco-anxiety in our modern world. I spoke with A.E. Copenhaver about what led her to …

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