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Books I like: Memoirs and Kind-of Biographies

1. Almost Famous Women: Stories by Megan Mayhew Bergman This one’s a new book, just out, and when I first found out about it and its almost, but not-quite-famous subjects I was excited. I was hoping it would be non-fiction and biographical, something along the lines of Lisa Cohen’s All We Know: Three Lives, another […]

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Books I Like: Biographies of Creative Women

I haven’t been posting as much fashion stuff lately because I haven’t been all that excited by it, to tell you the truth. It might be just a case of overexposure—seeing the same things on Pinterest and Instagram posted over and over again—but right now most things are looking the same to me, and not […]

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Books I Like: The Long Goodbye

I’m not sure why it took me this long to pick up a Raymond Chandler novel, but now that I’ve started I can’t stop. I’ve read three so far: The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye, and Farewell, My Lovely. I’d already seen film adaptations of them first, and maybe that’s why it took me so […]

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Books I like: A Time To Be Born

I first learned about Dawn Powell and her novel A Time To Be Born almost by accident. I was reading an introduction to Elaine Dundy’s The Dud Avocado, and the introduction’s author talked up Elaine Dundy, but saved her best words for Dundy’s American contemporary, the underrated Dawn Powell. The introduction didn’t make me all […]

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