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The wOw Conversation: The Power of Friendship

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As the year draws to a close, wOw’s women reflect on how the people who matter can become the family of our own choosing

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Inside the 2010 TedWomen Conference

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Joni Evans reports

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Spruced Up for the Holidays

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Dearest wOw friends: Welcome

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The Help: Today’s To Kill a Mockingbird? With Author Kathryn Stockett

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The author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller joins Joni Evans to talk about the book that started as a quiet, personal novel – and grew to two million copies. WOWOWOW: I am delighted to welcome Kathryn Stockett to the wowOwow community. How nice to have you. KATHRYN STOCKETT: Hi, Joni. Thank you […]

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The wOw Interview: The Hallmarks That Make Up Jodi Picoult

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Bestselling author Jodi Picoult joins Joni Evans to talk about the DNA of her writing, extraordinary circumstances, why she’s not a mystery writer and her latest novel. Editor’s Note: Jodi Picoult is the bestselling author of seventeen novels including The Pact, Vanishing Acts and My Sister’s Keeper, which was made into a movie starring Abigail […]

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Join Mr. wOw This Sunday For The Oscars

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Our irascible, indomitable and irresistible Mr. wOw will be hosting the Academy Awards Sunday evening.

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Making Peace With Madoff: An Interview With Alexandra Penney

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The author of a bold new memoir tells longtime friend Joni Evans about the singular experience of losing it all. Editor’s Note: Alexandra Penney is the author of The Bag Lady Papers: The Priceless Experience of Losing It All, just published by Voice/Hyperion. The former editor-in-chief of Self magazine, she also penned the New York […]

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What It Feels Like to Win the Pulitzer Prize: A Q&A With Novelist Elizabeth Strout

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The acclaimed author of Olive Kitteridge talks with wOw’s Joni Evans about what it’s like to win literature’s most prestigious award, who inspires her, what she’s working on next and more. Editor’s Note: Last month, Elizabeth Strout was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Olive Kitteridge, her collection of linked short stories set in small-town Maine. […]

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Gloria Steinem: Still Committing ‘Outrageous Acts’ at 75

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… and other musings about the women’s movement by the feminist icon of the 20th century. Gloria Steinem, renowned feminist, activist, author, Emmy Award-winning writer, lecturer and all-around wOw-worthy woman turned 75 years old recently. This and other world wonders got me thinking about how someone who has played such a major role in the […]

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