Marilyn Murray Willison

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Marilyn Murray Willison is a six-time author and respected international journalist who has contributed to over 25 publications in both the UK and the US. In addition to her six non-fiction books, her byline has appeared in The Sunday Times of London, The Daily Mail, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times newspapers, as well as Town & Country, Allure, and Ladies Home Journal Magazine, among others. Her expertise ranges from book reviews, fashion trends, and travel articles to high-profile celebrity interviews.

She is one of only a handful of journalists to have interviewed Britain's Princess Anne, covered the Royal Wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and been invited to dine with
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One Woman, Four Decades, Ei...

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The Self-Empowered Woman: 1...

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Diary Of A Divorced Mother

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The Bed I Made by Robert M.  Lynch
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As a professional book addict (author, editor, reviewer), I can honestly say that I have rarely been as moved by a man’s life story as I was while reading “The Bed I Made.” Robert Lynch did a masterful job of capturing his Father’s essence, and relat ...more
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Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock
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Today there are over 50,000 Google employees in 70 offices worldwide. The company has been recognized as an exceptional employer over 100 times. This is the perfect book for anyone who is curious about what makes Google so unique, and how it got that ...more
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Your Life Calling by Jane Pauley
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For those of you who are either looking forward to the next chapter of your life—or already in the midst of it—an excellent book to help you “reinvent yourself” is Jane Pauley’s “Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life” (Simon and Schust ...more
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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
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This is a short memoir written by a brilliant, disciplined and deceased neurosurgeon. After devoting most of his life to educational achievements—and “postponing” ordinary joys until his medical training was complete—Doctor Kalanithi was stricken wit ...more
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What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
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Ms. Thomas has long been considered the master of memoir writing, and this book will not disappoint. The format is unusual because many chapters are less than a full page long, but her life and feelings are shared so honestly that readers will clearl ...more
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Wake Up Happy by Michael Strahan
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I never expected to be so enthusiastic about a book written by a former NFL player, but I am recommending this book (subtitled “The Dream Big, Win Big Guide To Transforming Your Life”) to everyone I know. Strahan shares his 18 rules for living a fulf ...more
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The Truth About Style by Stacy London
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London has countless fans from her two TV shows—What Not to Wear and Love, Lust or Run. In this book she writes a lot about the factors in her own life that made her want to help others avoid “wardrobe mistakes.” Rarely do we see a TV personality bar ...more
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Thank Heaven by Leslie Caron
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Now that “An American in Paris” is opening on Broadway, there’s no better time to delve into this comprehensive autobiography. There’s plenty of dish about Hollywood and the movie studios during the 1950s and 60s, but don’t expect to see Rob Wolders’ ...more
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Target Underwear and a Vera Wang Gown by Adena Halpern
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This charming memoir traces one woman’s obsession with clothes from her East-Coast childhood through her years as a single professional working in Hollywood. This book combines the best of Fashionista, Girlfriend, and longing-for-romance aspects in o ...more
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