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The Glass Eye by Jeannie Vanasco

Amy B.    December 27, 2017    Comments Off on The Glass Eye by Jeannie Vanasco

Memoirist Jeannie Vanasco grew up in a tight-knit, isolated family where she was the only child and the light of her elderly father’s life. After he passed away, she fell into a protracted period of grief, exacerbated by her severe …

Infinite Tuesday by Michael Nesmith

Amy B.    September 12, 2017    Comments Off on Infinite Tuesday by Michael Nesmith

Anglophile, autodidact, spiritual seeker, and name-dropper Michael Nesmith examines his life beyond the Monkees in this memoir.

Life hasn’t always been easy for Nesmith, despite the fact that his mother was the inventor of Liquid Paper. As a directionless young …

What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Amy B.    August 8, 2017    Comments Off on What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Food writer Laura Shapiro examines the lives of six prominent women through their “food stories” in this collective biography. The women are:

Dorothy Wordsworth, sister of the poet William Wordsworth, whose evocative reference to “black puddings” in her diary summarizes…