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Marilyn Yalom


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Marilyn Yalom is a former professor of French and a senior scholar at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. She is the author of widely acclaimed books, such as A History of the Breast, A History of the Wife, Birth of the Chess Queen, The American Resting Place (with photographer son Reid Yalom), How the French Invented Love, and, most recently, The Social Sex: A History of Female Friendship, co-authored with Theresa Donovan Brown. She lives in Palo Alto, California, with her husband, psychiatrist and author Irvin D. Yalom.

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