Live Alone And Like It

I posted two days ago about the 1937 book How To Live Without A Woman, which celebrated the bachelor lifestyle. But what about women who wanted to live without a man... or even without another woman? Marjorie Hillis's Live Alone And Like It (1936) was the book for them.

Based on the review below, it seems that while Hillis offered some good advice for women living alone, she was less persuasive about them liking it:

One gets the impression that the author, Marjorie Hillis, has herself lived in solitary state for quite a spell, doesn't think much of it, but has made the best of it.

You can read the book for free at

Indianapolis Star - Oct 4, 1936

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Feb 02, 2023
     Category: Books | 1930s | Women

Reminiscent of "Like it or lump it."
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 02/02/23 at 10:25 AM
That's quite a snarky review. "Lady liver-aloner."
Posted by ges on 02/02/23 at 09:13 PM
@ges: Snarky? Look at the comments on the male equivalent at ...
Posted by Richard Bos on 02/04/23 at 03:49 PM
This reminded me of the book "How To Live With A Bitch" by George Leonard Herter.

Posted by RHinCT on 02/24/23 at 10:22 PM
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