The Get Noticed Woman is a timely contemporary guide to personal, professional, and spiritual excellence for faith-filled women who want to live their best life now. In this contemporary guidebook to feminine excellence, capture time-tested secrets to walking with grace, wisdom, and revelation. Enjoy the dignity of living with refinement and courage without bowing a knee to anyone but your heavenly father. You can do this by empowering your voice, value, and vision; owning "the power of presence"; business, social, and dining etiquette; and more.
From the award-winning author of Minor Characters comes a haunting novel about the persistence of love and the sustaining and destabilizing power of memories. In the vibrant downtown Manhattan art world of the 1960s, where men and women collide in "lucky and unlucky convergences," a series of love affairs has left Joanna Gold, a young photographer, feeling numbed. Then, at yet another party, a painter named Tom Murphy walks up to her.
In the great wave of husband-leaving ushered in by the Sexual Revolution, Molly Held frees herself from her cold, flagrantly unfaithful husband after their final quarrel turns violent. With her five-year-old son, she lights out for an Upper West Side apartment and the new life she hopes to find with Conrad Schwartzberg - the charismatic radical lawyer who has recently become her lover. Having escaped from a desert, she lands in a swamp.
It's 1955. Seven days before her graduation from Barnard College, Susan Levitt asks herself, "What if you lived your entire life without urgency?" - just before going out to make things happen to her that will shatter the mask of conformity concealing her feelings of alienation. If Susan continues to be "good", marriage and security await her. But her hunger is rising for the self-discovery that comes from existential freedom.
There are those stories of childhood that influence our way of thinking. One such story, told by her mother, ingrained a life-long mantra for I Am Joyce Johnson. In No Back Doors for Me, Joyce’s memoir of living out life and business by that mantra have been challenging. Learning to navigate in a world that has fallen short of creating diverse and inclusive workplaces has made Joyce a voice for Black women and Black professionals. As you listen to this book, you will cry, you will laugh, and you will evaluate your own thoughts and actions with a new lens.