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Well worth the time to read. If you saw the movie, this book contains far more background into Julia's early and later life. Convinced that people who are great are often quite eccentric in the background.

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23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

23 Books You Didn’t Read In High School But Actually Should

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood: by Jennifer Senior who asks: What are the effects of children on their parents? By focusing on parenthood, rather than parenting, the book is original and essential reading for mothers and fathers of today—and tomorrow. #Books #Parenthood

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On Nature-Deficit Disorder : book review

Referenced in Leaonard Sax's Boys Adrift

classic children's book by the great Shel Silverstein, have your kids read the Giving Tree yet?

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16 Seductive Gifts For Your Favorite Francophile

I got a copy of this from The Boyfriend for my birthday a couple of weeks ago, and I've just begun planning the first meal I'll cook from it. Julia Child makes me smile, and I adore anybody who helps me express my love for another person through the medium of a hot meal. This will be a gift that keeps on giving for the rest of my life.


In 'The Brontes,' Details Of A Family's Strange World

The Brontes


Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie

long but interesting.

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The Sins of the Mother: A Novel

The Sins of the Mother