Monthly Archives: September 2014

Highs in the Low Fifties

A compelling and deeply moving — and hilarious — memoir by Marion Winik about her life and loves as a single woman in Baltimore. Incredibly generous and brave candor about her passions, hopes, and setbacks. A binge-read.

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The Black Count

by Tom Reiss. An amazing biography of Alex Dumas, the father and real-life hero of the author of The Count of Monte Cristo. The French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon from the perspective of the son of a slave … Continue reading

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