Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lexicon

1000 Feeling for Which There Are No Names by Mario Giordano, is a quirky book packed with single-line snippets which capture an array of common feelings most people have experienced at one time or another.  In colorful text and graphics, … Continue reading

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Humbuggery

The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age by          Myra Macpherson is an interesting history of sisters, Victoria Woodhull (the first female to run for President with Frederick Douglass as her running mate) … Continue reading

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Immortality’s Scent

The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose is quite a thrilling novel! Based in part on a perfumer named René le Florentin who worked for Catherine de Medici in the 16th century, this fictional mystery wafts back and forth … Continue reading

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Where It Began

Recently, I watched An Education on DVD and enjoyed it so much, I decided to read the memoir by Lynn Barber upon which it is based.  Surprisingly, the first chapter of the book pretty much covers the entire movie script. … Continue reading

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