Doree Shafrir

8 articles
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Why America Is Ready for Novelist Angela Flournoy

Riding through Detroit with the author of The Turner House.

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Head Over Heels

Inside Steve Madden’s shoe empire.

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The Shade Room Is Coming for the Gossip Industry's Wig

Angie Nwandu has no journalism experience. No publishing experience. She’s 25. And in less than two years she has created an entirely new way to cover — and profit from — celebrity gossip.

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I Was Sure Freezing My Eggs Would Solve Everything

Reaching a certain age and an uncertain decision.

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Can You Die From A Nightmare?

“It was creepy to wake up violently in the middle of the night. It was creepier when no one could tell me why it was happening.”

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The Economics of Serial Dating: A Case Study

What one woman spends in a year.

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Anthony Weiner’s Long, Long Audition

A profile of the up-and-coming New York politician, who at the time was toying with a run for mayor.

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The Hipster Grifter

How a 22-year-old with five warrants for her arrest in Utah conned her way through Brooklyn armed with nothing more than a dirty mouth and a penchant for faking pregnancy and/or cancer.