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Jody Shields


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Jody Shields is the former design editor of the New York Times Magazine and a former editor at Vogue, House and Garden, and Details. She has written several screenplays and has a master's degree in art. Her prints are in various collections, including the Museum of Modern Art. She lives in New York. ...more

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The Fig Eater

2.94 avg rating — 3,196 ratings — published 2000 — 42 editions
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The Winter Station

2.96 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 2018 — 11 editions
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The Crimson Portrait

2.77 avg rating — 479 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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Hats: A Stylish History and...

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1991 — 4 editions
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All That Glitters - The Glo...

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DuQuette Style

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Les Ombres de Vienne

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“She once told him about the mysterious trampled-down places found in fields, which the peasants superstitiously called werewolves' nests. Coming across one of these sites, she fell to her knees and buried her face in the flattened yellow grasses, hoping to inhale the odor of a werewolf, a csordásfarkas. As if his scent was a charm. She smelled nothing but hay burned by the afternoon sun.”
Jody Shields, The Fig Eater

“The fig tree grows its flowers strangely inside out, concealed within the soft interior of the fruit. Erszébet imagines the fig's hidden fairy weight of seeds, grown in sweetness that is also a darkness. Like treasure in a cave.”
Jody Shields, The Fig Eater

“A child conceived on Christmas Eve is considered unlucky and will later resent his parents for their unholy transgression, their lack of control and piety. The child may be deformed with a harelip or be cursed with the ears and head of a wolf. Or the infant may be born a werewolf.”
Jody Shields, The Fig Eater

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World War I came out on top in our theme poll so that will be our theme for our online retreat in March. This first poll is going to be a fiction poll. We will read 3 or 4 fiction books, depending on length. The top 3 (or 4) winners of the poll will be our fiction selections. We will have one non-fiction read and I will be asking for nominations in the discussion area. Last day to vote will be Tuesday, Oct. 22.

The Light Between Oceans The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman M.L. Stedman
 
  8 votes, 30.8%

The Sandcastle Girls The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian Chris Bohjalian
 
  4 votes, 15.4%

A Soldier of the Great War A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin Mark Helprin
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

Dr. Zhivago Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak Boris Pasternak
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

The Gendarme The Gendarme by Mark Mustian Mark Mustian
 
  3 votes, 11.5%

Fall of Giants Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy #1) by Ken Follett Ken Follett
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

The Crimson Portrait The Crimson Portrait A Novel by Jody Shields Jody Shields
 
  2 votes, 7.7%

A Very Long Engagement A Very Long Engagement by Sébastien Japrisot Sébastien Japrisot
 
  1 vote, 3.8%

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