Bestselling writer Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Valley of Amazement, and the Byliner Original "Rules for Virgins."
Journalist and novelist Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of the international best seller Eat, Pray, Love and Committed, an exploration of married life.
When Ann Beattie met John Updike, he told her “you figured out how to write an entirely different kind of story.” She is the author of 17 works of fiction.
Novelist and essayist Jeanette Winterson frequently explores gender issues and sexual identity in her writing. Her books include Sexing the Cherry and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
Perhaps nothing is more telling than the items of clothing a woman chooses to buy, keep, or toss (not to mention how she stores them). What secrets does your closet hold?
For a thousand years the lives of the Dong people have resounded with song. Their distinctive culture endures—but for how long?