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Books We Love – Something
For Everyone on Your Gift List

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
by on Reading Around

Books make wonderful gifts. Woman Around Town’s writers love to read and we asked them to share with you some of their favorites. Some are

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Reeve Lindbergh – “Writing It Down”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Reeve Morrow Lindbergh, the youngest child of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, was recently in town to attend meetings at the Elisabeth Morrow School (the

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Remembering Those Who Served
Books for Veteran’s Day

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
by on Reading Around

John Maxwell Edmonds, the English classicist, wrote an epitaph that is found on war memorials around the world. It reads, “When you go home, tell

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Richard Nixon: Up Close and Personal

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
by on Reading Around

One hundred years from now, historians will continue to debate the legacy of our 37th president, Richard Nixon. As we mark the 40th anniversary of

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My Country ‘Tis of Thee: Of Thee I Read

Saturday, July 5th, 2014
by on Reading Around

David McCullough, the Pulitzer-Prize winning historian, once said in describing the state of history understanding in our country, “We’re raising young people who are, by

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Jason Riley: Making the Case for Black Success

Monday, February 24th, 2014
by on Living Around

As America marks the half-century of the so-called “war on poverty” I had the opportunity to sit down over a lunch of salads and ice

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My Five “Best” Books

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
by on Reading Around

When I was 16 years old, I wrote to several authors asking them to name the book that had given them the most pleasure. William

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Greet the New Year with Scenes of New York:
Eleanor Foa Dienstag’s Photo Calendar

Monday, December 16th, 2013
by on Shopping Around

While many of us keep track of our appointments on a smart phone or computer, nothing can replace the wall calendar for convenience. And when

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