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The Changing Scent of Perfume

A new book by two expert noses sniffs out the best new fragrances.

January 29, 2019

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Is Leopard Endangered?

Watch out. There are tigers and cheetahs and zebras, oh my.

November 15, 2018

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Book Bit: Sophie the Parisian

A new book with more insights on how to channel a French woman. Vraiment!

October 2, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Summer Suggestions

Women over 40 have some terrific novels out now.

June 21, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Women in Sunlight

Retire? The fictional characters in this new novel by Frances Mayes adopt a new country instead.

April 12, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Camp Austen

Think Taylor Swift has groupies? Wait till you see the crowd at the Jane Austen Summer Camp.

March 28, 2018

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Weekend Reading: The Brightest Sun

For three women, the unrelenting light of sub-Saharan Africa reveals its own kind of truth.

March 22, 2018

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Weekend Reading: The Watergate

What fun! Author Joseph Rodota takes us “Inside America’s Most Infamous Address.”

March 15, 2018

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Weekend Reading: The Hamilton Cookbook

We know about the rap version of Alexander Hamilton. Here’s the food version.

March 8, 2018

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Weekend Reading: The Atomic City Girls

They worked on the war effort. But they had no real idea what they were doing.

March 1, 2018

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Weekend Reading: White Houses

She was a reporter. Eleanor Roosevelt was to become first lady. Here is their story.

February 22, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Prairie Fires

“Little House on the Prairie” told a great tale. The real story is darker, but better.

February 8, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Hottest Heads of State

You thought Washington had presence and Kennedy had flair? Wait’ll you meet Andrew Jackson.

February 1, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Suffragists in Washington, D.C.

The 1913 women’s march had costumes and color and a crowd of thousands, not all of whom were friendly.

January 18, 2018

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Weekend Reading: I Contain Multitudes

We are not alone: We carry an entire universe of organisms within us.

January 11, 2018

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Weekend Reading: Achtung Baby

We’ve heard about the French and Chinese methods of raising children; now, here’s the German take.

January 4, 2018

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Weekend Reading: The Clancys of Queens

You’ve heard of May-December relationships? This memoir explores a Queens-Hamptons childhood.

December 21, 2017

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Weekend Reading: After the Eclipse

Murder in a small town, a 12-year-old girl, the aftermath, and some breathtaking revelations.

December 14, 2017

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