I was completely engrossed by Marton’s intimate and honest memoir. After casually picking it up one morning on vacation, I was immediately enthralled and finished it by mid-afternoon! In just 200 pages, Marton tells us her life of love and loss as a Hungarian refugee, an ABC foreign correspondent, wife and mother, all centered in Paris. With all that she has experienced and accomplished in her life, Marton’s words resonate as they are both inspirational and enlightening. – Sarah
For Self-Reflection Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake By Anna Quindlen A beloved writer's rueful insights into a generation that's "still figuring things out" and still wishing to have it all, even at 60.