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As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece by Joan Reardon
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Pamela Ager, January 24, 2013

Very enjoyable read of letters between Avis & Julia. Fun to read the trials & tribulations of getting her cookbook written & published & hearing all about the social & political situations going on at the time (1950s). This was my childhood, so it was very interesting, & somewhat disheartening to see that in 60 years not much has changed on the political scene. Even picked up a few cooking tips! Anyone interested in Julia Child will certainly be interested in reading this, i think anyone interested in today's politics would be too. Highly recommended.
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As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece by Joan Reardon
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto: Food, Friendship, and the Making of a Masterpiece

Pamela Ager, January 24, 2013

Very enjoyable read of letters between Avis & Julia. Fun to read the trials & tribulations of getting her cookbook written & published & hearing all about the social & political situations going on at the time (1950s). This was my childhood, so it was very interesting, & somewhat disheartening to see that in 60 years not much has changed on the political scene. Even picked up a few cooking tips! Anyone interested in Julia Child will certainly be interested in reading this, i think anyone interested in today's politics would be too. Highly recommended.
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A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer Dubois
A Partial History of Lost Causes

Pamela Ager, January 24, 2013

One of my top 6 reads of 2012, this was seemingly an unlikely subject: in the present time an American woman with a slowly debilitating disease goes to find a former Soviet chess protege who played at the beginning of the cold war. I found myself not only transported to another time & place (the flash-back portion), but examining existential questions in the context of the past (1950s or so) & the present. The Russia depicted seemed genuine--oh so cold--and the essential question: What do you do when you know the cause/path/life you are pursuing is not going to come out the way you want/hope? How do you proceed? still haunts me many months after this reading. (It, after all, can be applied to this life we all find ourselves in--). I found this novel interesting, intriguing, & haunting. I'm very glad I took a chance & read it.
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Pamela Ager, December 6, 2012

Anyone who loves tabby cats will love this calendar. It's whimsical & sure to bring a smile to anyone's face. I have a twenty pounder who could easily have been one of Kliban's star models.
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In Sunlight and in Shadow by Mark Helprin
In Sunlight and in Shadow

Pamela Ager, September 30, 2012

I'm a big fan of Mark Helprin & have been awaiting another book for a while now. I've just read "an excerpt" of In Sunlight and in Shadow, and I CAN HARDLY WAIT! If you enjoy language you can taste and settings you can wrap yourself in to keep warm, here's an author for you. (And the stories aren't bad either.)
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