The Millions Top 10

Well-Behaved Women Sometimes Make History

"When the corrective to women’s exclusion from history is to find a few suitable individuals to pluck out of the messy rush of life and achievement, and hold up for admiration, we forget that many of women’s most important historical achievements...have been the product of collaboration, community, and collective action." For SlateJoanna Scutts writes about recent spate of historical books about rebellious, misbehaved women, and who is left out of those stories. From our archives: a list of vile women in fiction.

xoxo Liza

"Over four seasons, 'Younger' became a 'Gossip Girl' for the publishing industry—a glossy, winking take on a bounded universe of writers and editors and marketing campaigns." If you need a show and love literary references, Younger might be the way to go.