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Institutional Sexism Of Books World Needs New Girls' Network

Posted at 8:45AM Saturday 03 Mar 2012

For those of us who pay attention, the Vida count was Groundhog Day all over again: new year, same dismal statistics, same sober/inadvertently hilarious excuse-making as editors try to explain away their lack of women's voices.


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