Alix Kates Shulman





Alix Kates Shulman

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in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
August 17, 1932

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Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Alix attended public schools and planned to be a lawyer like her dad. But in college at Case Western Reserve University she was smitten by philosophy and upon graduation moved to New York City to study philosophy at Columbia grad school. After some years as an encyclopedia editor, she enrolled at New York University, where she took a degree in mathematics, and later, while raising two children, an MA in Humanities.

She became a civil rights activist in 1961 and a feminist activist in 1967, published her first book in 1970, and taught her first class in 1973--all lifelong pursuits that have found their way into her books.

Having explored in her novels the challenges of youth and midlife, in her memoirs she has probed...more


Average rating: 3.71 · 1,895 ratings · 272 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 529 ratings — published 1972 — 14 editions
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Drinking the Rain: A Memoir
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 371 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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To Love What Is: A Marriage...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Ménage
2.55 of 5 stars 2.55 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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A Good Enough Daughter: A m...
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1999 — 7 editions
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Red Emma Speaks: An Emma Go...
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Burning Questions: A Novel
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1978 — 9 editions
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In Every Woman's Life
3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1987 — 6 editions
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On The Stroll
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1981 — 6 editions
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A Marriage Agreement and Ot...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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“His cup of tea did not include the dregs, though the dregs are the tea. His brew was nothing but vapor.”
Alix Kates Shulman, Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen

“If one day I should hear the hacker's slow, booted step on the stair, perhaps I'll suggest a cup of tea and try to get the story of his life.”
Alix Kates Shulman

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