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From the Bookshelf. "Deluxe. How luxury lost its lustre." by Dana Thomas.

Having read “Deluxe. How luxury lost its lustre.” I lost all desire to purchase LV handbag, a thought I was entertaining for some years. Why did I want it in the first place? 218 more words


January 2017 Audiobook Giveaway of Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

“Molly Haskell, one of our most essential authorities on the movies, has written a fascinating, witty, acutely discerning book . . . Spielberg is given his proper due, and Haskell outdoes herself.” 103 more words

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From the Bookshelf. "all in good taste" by kate spade new york.

I bought “all in good taste” with the intention of bringing more entertainment into my new home and in the process, doing so with more grace and imagination. 113 more words


December 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of A Square Meal

From the author of the acclaimed 97 Orchard and her husband, a culinary historian, an in-depth exploration of the greatest food crisis the nation has ever faced—the Great Depression—and how it transformed America’s culinary culture. 84 more words

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Book review | Feminist Fight Club

If you are someone who uses the phrase “femin-nazi” or thinks all women who identify as feminists hate men then stop reading now. A work colleague recommended Jessica Bennett’s book, … 827 more words

November 2016 Audiobook Giveaway of Death in Yellowstone

Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness
in the First National Park

By Lee H. Whittlesey
Read by Stephen R. Thorne

From Lee H. Whittlesey comes the updated edition of the classic… 126 more words

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Sometimes you are kept in the dark. Sometimes you keep others in the dark. Meaning in language is a ball that is thrown from one to another. 731 more words

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