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Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly: Illustrated Life With Canines

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Everything’s better with a dog. Mark Ulriksen, illustrator for The New Yorker and other publications, has just completed his first book: Dogs Rule, Nonchalantly. It recounts

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Poet’s Corner: “When We’re Passing Through” –
Esther Cohen

Sunday, August 31st, 2014
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When We’re Passing Through one of those inconceivably beautiful states, let’s say Maine, absolutely oh my god villages maybe Brooklin, where EB White wrote Charlotte’s Web

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It’s Not Too Late for Great Beach Reads

Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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While summer may be winding down, there are at least two more weekends at the beach ahead.  If you haven’t yet had a chance to

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Charla

Charla Muller’s Pretty Takes Practice:
The Unending – And Damaging – Struggle For Perfection

Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Beauty is an odd thing. Considering that it’s supposed to be all in the eyes of the beholder, we sure do throw a lot of

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The Partner Track – When Winning the Race
Means Dodging All the Obstacles

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Each year around this time, law school graduates stream into Manhattan, taking jobs at prestigious law firms with one goal in mind – making partner.

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Poet’s Corner: “St. Christina” – Robin Clark

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Her face might pale lunation; While being sweetened in its light. Her tress spun from the stardust, Flowing out across the night. She watches over

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Strings Attached: A Beloved Violin Teacher
and the Students He Inspired

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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The New York Times book review of Strings Attached, about the beloved music teacher, Jerry Kupchynsky, caught my eye and I read it with great

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Meryl Gordon’s The Phantom of Fifth Avenue

Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Just as the world thought it had seen the last of the great tabloid trials in 2009 when Brooke Astor’s son was found guilty of

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