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Category Archive — memoirs

My Life in France

In the fall of 1948, Julia Child and her husband Paul arrived in Le Havre, France for Paul’s new position at the American Embassy in Paris. A simple meal in Rouen, at Restaurant La Couronne, would begin Julia’s love affair with French food – an affair that would spawn a lifelong fascination and obsession with […]

Paris in Love

We all have that dream, the one where we drop everything, sell all our possessions and take off for adventures in far-off lands and exciting destinations. But most of the time, it remains just a dream – but not for best-selling author Eloisa James. Just weeks after losing her mother to cancer, James was diagnosed […]

Book News, March 5th

Happy March, bookworms! March is filled with birthdays – friends, co-workers, yours truly (hint, hint, hint). Naturally, I suggest books as birthday gifts (or, really, any kind of gift: Easter, anniversary, a random Tuesday…). You could even gift a book written by a March-born author: Dr. Seuss, Lois Lowry, Douglas Adams and John Irving were […]