Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison graduated from Smith College in the early 1990s. Always a free […]

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Farewell, Teacher Man

(Photo by Elke Wetzig courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) It was with great sadness that I read that Frank Mccourt, author of Angela’s Ashes, died.  When […]

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Culinary Reading Delights — A Noncaloric List

Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.

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