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Arts, Books & Culture: Women Who Inspire Us

ISABELLA ROSSELLINI
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By Robin Marshall

“Now 61 (and still stunning), she has found a way to combine her love of science and theater in a series of spectacular short films.”…

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JHUMPA LAHIRI
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By Savita Iyer

“So many other writers lay the metaphors on thick and try to impress with dazzling language and complex turn of phrase, but Lahiri’s work is the writing equivalent of a perfect Picasso; a few strokes of genius on a blank sheet — and voila.”…

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DONNA TARTT
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By Bethanne Patrick

“No wonder some novels are in gestation for a decade! Donna reminds me, as both a writer and a reader, that to take the long way home is not simply acceptable, but often advisable..”…

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MARJANE SATRAPI
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By Savita Iyer

“Her drawings hit home on so many levels for me…  being the only girl with thick, dark body hair in the  land of the fair-haired,  that was me, an Indian growing up in Switzerland..”…

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LELA LEE
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By Eleanor Hong

“What is it like growing up Asian American? If you want the honest truth, you can turn to Lela Lee’s “Kim.” Imagine an unabashed little girl version of “Cathy” who curses like a sailor…”

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Editor’s Note: 38 Women Over 38 Who Inspire Us

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