Katie Arnold-Ratliff

Katie Arnold-Ratliff is the author of the novel Bright Before Us, and a senior editor at O, the Oprah Magazine.

When Big Businesses Were Small
Oct. 16 2013 7:30 AMThere’s a Gap for ThatHow the retail giant made fulfilling your needs its business.
Dec. 12 2011 2:38 PMThe Rise and Fall of the Recipe CardA brief history of how we started bequeathing our favorite recipes via 3-by-5-inch index cards—and what will be lost when they finally disappear.
Sept. 27 2011 7:15 AMLove, ChildStatistically speaking, marrying young can spell disaster. Not for me.
June 20 2013 7:53 PMSoft TargetHave reports of the paperback’s death been greatly exaggerated?
Oct. 14 2011 6:02 PMWomen Who Run With the WolvesJill Abramson’s The Puppy Diaries, Julie Klam’s You Had Me at Woof, and why dog women get more respect than cat ladies.
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