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When The Single Woman Became Glamorous

In 1936, Marjorie Hillis caused a stir when she published “Live Alone and Like It: A Guide for the Extra Woman,” encouraging women to take control of their own lives. Joanna Scutts talks about the lasting effect Hillis’ ideas have had on women. Scutts new book is called “The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It” (Liveright).