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The work of Denise Kiernan has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, Ms., and many other publications. Her varied career includes serving as head writer for the television quiz show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” during its first season. Kiernan’s most recent book is the New York Times best-seller “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II” (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster. It conveys the story of the young women who lived in a secret government city while working on the Manhattan project.