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June 26, 2013: Meghan is interviewed on HuffingtonPost Live regarding monogamy.

June 21, 2013: CNN.com publishes Meghan’s opinion piece, Face it: Monogamy is Unnatural and receives over 7,000 comments.

June 5, 2013: The Little Book of Heartbreak covered on Yahoo! Shine and garners 3800 comments. Check it out here.

February 13, 2013: The Little Book of Heartbreak is featured in the Washington Post Style section.

February 12, 2013: Interview with KALW about the music covered in The Little Book of Heartbreak. Listen here.

February 4, 2013: Meghan is interviewed on KQED’s live morning talk show, Forum. Listen here.

February 4, 2013: Middlebury magazine publishes “Wither Courtly Love,”  Meghan’s essay on her experiences with love in college.

January 11, 2103: The Toronto Star calls The Little Book of Heartbreak a “high class take on broken hearts.” Reviewer Georgie Binks writes,  “Before you mistake the book for a self-help tome, let me assure you that rather than syrupy platitudes or finger wagging a la ‘He’s Just Not that Into You,’ (from a famous episode of Sex and the City turned into a self-help book) this is actually a highbrow take on broken hearts that inadvertently goes a long way to curing or at least assuaging a broken heart.”

December 31, 2012: Romance Times reports that “In The Little Book of Heartbreak, Laslocky looks at some of the ways cultural luminaries from the worlds of literature, music, art and film handled the dissolution of their love affairs. (Spoiler alert: Pretty poorly, usually.)”

December 24, 2012: Kirkus Reviews blog covers The Little Book of Heartbreak. “Meghan Laslocky has collected narratives of romantic woe from two millennia of history, folk tradition, and the arts—from medieval ballads to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind—into one handy resource. Pocket compendia like this are often characterized as “bathroom readers,” but the proper place for Laslocky’s The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Throughout the Ages is by the couch, within easy reach as you sprawl at right angles on your hungover Boxing Day, a glass of red wine in your free hand and the TV tuned to the Lifetime Movie network with the sound turned down, staring absent-mindedly at the phone you know isn’t going to ring.” Read more here.

December 15, 2012: “1,000 Years of Heartbreak”: The Little Book of Heartbreak in the NY Post. Read all about it here.

December 15, 2012: The Little Book of Heartbreak is in the January 2013 issue of O, the Oprah Magazine! Find it in the “10 Titles to Pick Up Now” section, where it’s hailed as “a hilarious salve for the lovesick.” Also on the list: titles from Jose Saramago, Alain de Botton, and Jared Diamond. Read more here.