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Taking the World By Storm


Meet Marie Benedict, Claire Evans and Eleanor Herman, three authors who offer remarkably different tales -- set in dramatically different times -- featuring women who were determined to do what they most love to do.


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Marie Benedict

Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years’ experience as a litigator at two of the country’s premier law firms and for Fortune 500 companies. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in history and art history and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law....

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Claire Evans

Claire L. Evans is a writer and musician. She is the author of "Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women who Made the Internet," the singer and coauthor of the pop group YACHT, and the founding editor of Terraform, VICE's science-fiction vertical....

Eleanor Herman

Eleanor Herman is the author of "Sex with Kings," "Sex with the Queen" and several other works of popular history. In her new book "The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul," Eleanor Herman combines her unique access to royal archives with cutting-edge forensic discoveries to tell the true story of Europe’s glittering palaces: one of medical bafflement, poisonous cosmetics, ever-present excrement, festering natural illness and, sometimes, murder....

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