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Fact: The Wacky Fashions of '80s Romance Novels Are the Greatest Thing Fact: The Wacky Fashions of '80s Romance Novels Are the Greatest Thing

Kids today have access to Kindle and Wattpad and a million jillion pages of fanfic. But back when I was first venturing outside teacher-approved reading lists, you had to be sneakier, slipping battered paperbacks from your mother's stash, for instance. Which is how I developed a deep, abiding love for the old-school…

Hey, Reporters: Never Try to Imitate a Harlequin Romance Hey, Reporters: Never Try to Imitate a Harlequin Romance

In researching my piece on the history of Harlequin, I spent quite a bit of time trawling old newspaper coverage. And I noticed a recurring theme: Reporters tend to treat Harlequin as a joke (despite the fact the company has historically made shitloads of money), and they often think it would be very funny to try…

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