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“If you care anything about journalism as it was practiced before the age of the Internet, it’s a must read.”
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The subtitle of Brooke Hauser’s new biography of Helen Gurley Brown—The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman—is well chosen.